News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

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News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by SeattleJeremy » Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:28 am

The reports say two people are confirmed dead.
From one angle of the first video it looks like the helicopter landed/crashed on backseat/hatch area of a Red twotone Vibe.
In the second video, in the following link, it details that a 37 year old man was able to escape the Vibe, but was badly burned. He's been taken to this hospital.
http://news.msn.com/us/2-killed-in-fier ... in-seattle" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Edit: Looks like it was a Komo News 4 helicopter, which is an ABC affiliate.
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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by ColonelPanic » Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:36 pm

That's terrible news. :(

My thoughts are with the victims!
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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by tpollauf » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:35 pm

Wow. What a way to go :( This could have been so much worse with the restaurant and other occupied buildings nearby. The Vibe on fire is really scary & sad. I'd be curious as to what happened to bring this chopper down.
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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by ParknVibe » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:06 pm

Yea when I first saw the pictures on the news at noon.....I said that looks like the Vibe......And later I was able to see a close side view of the Vibe name on the car.
The Helicopter was just trying to take off of a roof top heli-port.

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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by SeattleJeremy » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:13 pm

The top post on this Reddit thread was deleted, but the next comment indicates that Helicopter might have lost power unexpectedly.
http://www.reddit.com/r/Seattle/comment ... d_outside/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Hopefully, they can figure it out.
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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by IMakeVibes » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:13 pm

I dunno why, but when I see stuff like this, its just weird knowing that I may have had my hands on this vehicle in it's infancy, and if I didn't, I definitely know many people who did. Hope those injured make a full and speedy recovery.

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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by vibenvy » Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:06 pm

I saw this story the other day on the WGN Channel 9 News (Chicago) and saw a close-up shot of the two-tone Salsa Vibe involved :(.
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Re: News Helicopter crashes in to Vibe in Seattle

Post by Nyx8 » Fri May 09, 2014 5:57 am

(removed) that is wicked scary! Live every day like it's your last I say...
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