Jan. 27, 2020
Personnel from the department’s Special Operations Response Team (SORT) are advancing their efforts today in recovering bodies from a helicopter crash that occurred in Calabasas on Sunday, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner announced.
Yesterday afternoon, investigators recovered three bodies from the helicopter wreckage located in the 4200 block of Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas. However, efforts were suspended due to darkness and safety concerns.
Last night, the bodies retrieved from the site were transported to the department’s Forensic Science Center for identification and examination.
Today, the search continues in the Calabasas mountainside for the other occupants in the fatal helicopter crash.
The Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner will provide daily updates on the recovery efforts and identification of the decedents.
Any media inquiries about the crash can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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