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Woman Remains In Critical Condition After Chatham Helicopter Crash

CHATHAM (CBS) -- A woman remains in critical condition after she was hurt in a helicopter crash Friday afternoon in Chatham.

Read: Two Injured In Chatham Helicopter Crash

Shortly before 1 p.m., a 2002 Robinson helicopter crashed on the shoreline of Crows Pond.

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A helicopter crashed near a pond in Chatham (WBZ-TV)

First responders freed two people from the wreckage.

Chatham Helicopter Crash
A helicopter crash victim is loaded onto MedFlight in Hyannis. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts General Hospital says passenger and Acushnet resident Tyra Pacheco is in critical condition. The pilot, John Ryan of Scituate, was taken to Cape Cod Hospital where he was later discharged.

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate the crash. On Saturday, a Federal Aviaton Administration investigator was gathering information for NTSB.


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