Photos taken within the aftermath of Tuesday’s— wherein all 4 individuals onboard survived — present a 2-month-old who was on the medical flight being rescued from the wreckage, in keeping with the CBS Philly’s Joe Holden.
One image reveals a member of the flight crew rescuing the child lady, a affected person, after the crash passed off in the course of the day in a residential neighborhood, Holden stated.
Another picture reveals a lady speeding the child away from the scene of the crash, in keeping with Alexa Sheeran, who took the image. It passed off proper subsequent to a church within the Drexel Hill neighborhood close to Philadelphia.
Officials stated it was a “miracle” that nobody died and even suffered life-threatening accidents. The pilot of the chopper, which was heading to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is being hailed as a hero.
An investigation into what triggered the crash is ongoing.
“Preliminary radar data shows the helicopter in just a laser straight course line, steady airspeed and altitude until it reached this local area,” NTSB investigator Brian Rayner stated Wednesday, in keeping with CBS Philly. “We’re collecting witness and video evidence that describes the helicopter maneuvering erratically, for lack of a better term, and then descending here to the point you see behind me.”