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Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Marin Fire, Sonoma Helicopter Crews Rescue Injured Hiker

Marin County and Ross Valley firefighters and a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew rescued a hiker who fell down a steep slope at Alpine Lake in Marin County on Sunday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy said Monday.

06/23/2014

Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Sheriff’s Helicopter Crew Rescues Injured Woman From Santa Rosa Park

A Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter crew rescued a 56-year-old woman with an ankle injury at Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa on Sunday afternoon.

06/16/2014

A mountain biker is rescued by helicopter after falling from a cliff in China Camp State Park. (CBS)

Mountain Biker Rescued By Helicopter After Cliff Fall At China Camp State Park

A 53-year-old mountain biker was rescued by helicopter Sunday afternoon after he fell down a cliff at China Camp State Park in Marin County.

05/11/2014

Palo Alto climber Blake Parkinson was rescued off a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter in Yosemite National Park Easter Sunday. (CBS)

Palo Alto Climber Rescued From Yosemite Cliff Speaks Out After Ordeal

A Palo Alto man’s Easter climb in Yosemite ended with him being rescued from a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter Sunday.

04/22/2014

A KOMO news helicopter crashes outside the television station on March 18, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: H. Quinn/CBS Seattle)

Lack Of Approved Landing Spots Makes Seattle-Type Helicopter Crash Unlikely In SF

A helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.

03/19/2014

A KOMO news helicopter crashes outside the television station on March 18, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: H. Quinn/CBS Seattle)

2 Killed In Seattle News Helicopter Crash Near Space Needle

The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.

03/18/2014

Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Helicopter Rescues Dog From 90-Foot Cliff In Sonoma County

The dog’s owner called 911 at about 1:45 p.m. to report that her dog, a black Labrador retriever, had fallen over a cliff in the Portuguese Beach area.

03/15/2014

A person shines a laser at a helicopter. (CBS)

Central Valley Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter

A Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region’s longest for such a crime.

03/11/2014

A specialized helicopter was set to measure radiation levels in the Bay Area.

Helicopter To Measure Bay Area Radiation Levels From The Sky

A helicopter may be seen flying at low-level altitudes over parts of San Francisco, Pacifica and Oakland this week, but authorities said the public shouldn’t be alarmed.

08/27/2012

CHP Helicopter

Sunnyvale Air Force Doctor, Friend Recount Shasta Survival Story

While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.

07/11/2012

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