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Helicopter with 2 aboard crashes in Wash.

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Associated Press - May 9, 2009 5:55 PM ET

BUCKLEY, Wash. (AP) - The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says two people survived the crash of a two-seat helicopter at a private air strip in the Buckley, Wash., area.

The crash occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says one person was out of the wrecked helicopter and the other was still inside the wreckage, but was talking to rescuers.

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