Medical Helicopter Crashes At Colorado Hospital

 Monday, July 6, 2015


The pilot of a Flight for Life helicopter that crashed in Summit County Friday afternoon has died. He’s identified as 64-year-old Patrick Mahany. He was a Vietnam War veteran. The other two crew members were airlifted to higher levels of care in the Denver area. One was taken to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, and the other was transported to University Hospital.
A Summit Medical Center employee who responded to the crash suffered minor injuries. There was no patient on board the helicopter. The helicopter crashed at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco on Friday afternoon.