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Helicopter fighting Alberta wildfires crashes at Edson Airport, pilot walks away

May 4, 2023 
By Karen Bartko, Global News

May 4, 2023, Edson, Alta. – A pilot walked away with minor injuries when his helicopter made a hard landing and crashed at the Edson Airport in western Alberta Thursday evening. RCMP said officers responded just after 8 p.m. to the town’s airport, located about 180 kilometres west of Edmonton in Yellowhead County. Police said the chopper was helping fight wildfires in the area. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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