Authorities have identified the two men killed in a helicopter crash March 31st in Audubon County. Officials said helicopter passenger 23-year-old Des Moines resident Benjamin Peterson and the pilot, 30-year-old Minneapolis resident Ryan Doolittle of Minneapolis both died in the crash. Peterson worked as an aerial wildlife surveyor. The crash happened in Audubon County, just a few miles east of Hamlin. Authorities said the aircraft hit a power line before it went down.The crash is still being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA.
Local Events Calendar
Operation SOS2 Virtual Auction
Join us for our 3rd Annual Virtual Auction! We have gathered over 175 auction items for you […]
Adopt a Room
The YWCA is a treatment program for single women and women with children. We are working to […]
- There are no events on this day.