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3 killed in NM Medevac crash

Accident occurred during training exercise

Duty Death: John Sutter, Anthony Archuleta - [McGregor Range, New Mexico]

Editor's note: Investigators are continuing to probe the cause of the helicopter crash that killed three during a training exercise last week. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said it will be at least one more week before they release any new details about the accident.

By Darren Meritz
The Silver City Sun-News

MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. — The three-member crew of a Southwest Med Evac helicopter died Friday night when they crashed during a training flight at McGregor Range.

The helicopter's pilot, William Montgomery of Avondale, Ariz., and two paramedics, John Sutter of Las Cruces and Anthony Archuleta of El Paso, were killed when the helicopter crashed as it prepared to land, according to officials from Southwest Med Evac, a division of Omniflight Helicopters, Inc.

Full story: 3 killed in NM Medevac crash

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