Hampton, IL Helicopter Crash, Aug 1988
COPTER CRASH KILLS THREE AT FESTIVAL.
Hampton, Ill. - A helicopter selling rides at a Mississippi River festival crashed from 200 feet into a grassy field, killing the pilot and two passengers, police said Sunday.
The three-seat helicopter, owned by Midwest Aviation of Davenport, Iowa, had offered rides throughout the day to people at the second annual Hampton Beach Party before it crashed about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The crash killed pilot GARY WESOLOWSKI, 27, of nearby Silvis; and passengers JOHN CROSS, 41, of Davenport, Iowa; and MARJORIE SCHROEDER, 28, of Moline, Ill.
Santa Cruz Sentinel California 1988-08-22