Drone nearly collides with helicopter, prompting forest service plea to the public
Texas A&M Forest Service issued a plea to the public on Tuesday, saying that a helicopter delivering water to the 150-acre Barth Fire in Caldwell County almost collided with a drone that came within feet of the aircraft on Friday.
Knox family shares touching message for pilot injured in HPD helicopter crash
HOUSTON – The road to recovery is long for Houston Police officer Chase Cormier after he was critically injured in a helicopter crash that killed tactical flight officer Jason Knox. Cormier and Knox were investigating bodies floating in a bayou Saturday when the HPD helicopter named 75 Fox spun out of control and crashed into a vacant building in north Houston, authorities said. Knox died at the hospital and Cormier was taken into surgery. Despite their heartache, Knox’s father councilman Mike Knox shared a touching post on Facebook wishing Cormier well. “I also have a strong family network, peer support within HPD and friends.