Crew saw deer before fatal 2014 copter crash

Tease Image
Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Brandy Munoz, the sister of Chris Gaskill, and Paul Rinker, a co-worker and friend of Chris Gaskill, release balloons one year to the minute at the site Gaskill was killed with two others in a helicopter crash near Dry Hollow Road in Garfield County, in this January 2015 file photo.


Tape picks up last comments before aircraft hit utility line

Crew members spoke of seeing deer seconds before a helicopter struck a utility line south of Silt last year and crashed, killing the three on board.
That’s according to a summary of an audio recording, one of several recently released documents in a continuing National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation into the accident.

Jennifer Blagg’s mother: Juror dredges up pain

In her first public statements since a new trial was granted in Michael Blagg’s murder case, Jennifer Blagg’s mother called for “harsh but fair” punishment for the ex-juror responsible for the upheaval.


Click here to read all our Vacationland articles.



  • Photo Gallery
    4th of July Parade.
    4th-parade-tease

    The Grand Junction 4th of July Parade and celebration.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports
    Surfing-in-Glenwood_tease

    Rockies support Special Oly, surfing in Glenwood, team tennis tournament.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    062815lsGladePark tease

    New Sacred Heart church, movies under the stars, canning with new tech.

  • Lifestyle
    Saddle Up!
    saddle

    Get a unique view of the west while on horseback.

  • Sports
    The Behr essentials
    behr

    Former CMU pitcher enjoying his time with GJ Rockies.

  • Column
    Write Or Wrong
    writewrong

    New book marks best hikes in Moab and Arches National Park.


NEWS »
OPINION »

SPORTS & OUTDOORS »
LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT »

POLL
What will you do on the Fourth of July?


Search More Jobs


NIE
Newspapers In Education


COLORADO »
NATION »
  • South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.

  • To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.

  • Las Vegas completing last straw to draw Lake Mead water

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took $817 million, two starts, more than six years and one worker's life to drill a so-called "Third Straw" to make sure glittery casinos and sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas can keep getting drinking water from near the bottom of drought-stricken Lake Mead.

  • Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."

  • Search to resume for 3 missing after boat capsizes

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fire chief says crews plan to resume the search in Kentucky for three people who remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River.

NIE













THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy