Family and friends of the Kirstian Blockinger are mourning the loss of their baby loved-one. She died while riding in a medical helicopter. The helicopter was en route to Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago on October 15, just before midnight.
The investigation so far reveals that a radio tower wire was involved. The helicopter was a Bell 222 run by Air Angels, Inc.
News stories report this is the second crash in five years for this company. There have been a total of six fatal medical helicopter crashes this year.