SANTA CLARITA --A wind gust tipped over a helicopter on Wednesday morning, killing a mechanic on the ground in Santa Clarita.Officials said a private chopper was on the ground in the Bouquet Canyon area when a strong gust knocked it over at about 9:40 a.m.
The pilot of the helicopter was not injured.
Officials have not determined the force of the gust, but the helicopter was nearly split in two.
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