Helicopter

Auburn’s CHP copter has three rescues in one day

Based out of the Auburn Airport, California Highway Patrol’s helicopter crews were kept hopping on an Easter weekend with three rescue calls on Saturday. The initial call of ...

Two trapped gold seekers rescued by CHP copter near Alta

Two San Francisco Bay Area gold panners missing overnight in rugged canyon lands east of Alta were rescued Wednesday by helicopter. According to the California Highway Patrol, Den ...

Possible jumper brings CHP copter under Foresthill Bridge

The possibility of a suicidal plunge off the Foresthill Bridge brought the California Highway Patrol helicopter searching deep into the American River canyon Monday morning. The c ...

Small helicopter crashes in Sheridan

A gyrocopter crashed on busy Highway 65 north of Riosa Road in Sheridan Friday afternoon, narrowly missing motorists. No one was injured. The gyrocopter, which witnesses descri ...