RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. – Three people were injured after a helicopter crashed in Banning Saturday evening.
The Riverside County Fire Department responded just before 4 p.m. to a helicopter incident near the Banning Airport.
Officials say the helicopter was assigned to the Fairview Fire and crashed while landing at the airport.
Three people, a pilot and two fire personnel, sustained moderate injuries. All three were extricated from the helicopter and transported to a local trauma center.