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Nearly two years after a fire quickly engulfed a downed Flight for Life helicopter in Frisco, Colorado, the Federal Aviation Administration learned fires after otherwise survivable crashes can come close to being eliminated by requiring relatively simple fuel system technologies.
The widow of a Flight for Life pilot who died in a fiery chopper crash in Frisco is reacting to National Transportation Safety Board findings that helicopter design flaws contributed to her husband’s death.
After investigating fatal 2015 Flight for Life crash in Frisco, NTSB finds there is a need for more crash-resistant fuel systems in modern helicopters.