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Two killed in helicopter crash

BLUESTEM - Two people were killed in a helicopter crash north of Bluestem and Linstrum Roads between Davenport and Harrington around 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, June 19.

The two deceased had not been identified Wednesday evening, and next of kin hadn't been completed by press time. Lincoln County Fire District No. 6 confirmed the crash killed those on board the private Robinson R-44 helicopter.

The crash started a small, roughly 1-acre fire in stubble and sagebrush that crews quickly controlled.

Fire District No. 6 officials said Wednesday evening the crash will be investigated by the National Transp...


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