The Airbus AS350 B3E had just dropped off a patient at the
University of New Mexico Children's Hospital in Albuquerque,
said Brad Deutser, a spokesman for operator PHI Air Medical.
It fell onto the rooftop, where it came to rest on its side,
The pilot, whose injuries were not specified, was in a stable
condition in hospital, Sparks said. A flight paramedic and nurse
who were aboard as passengers were apparently uninjured.
Witnesses told local media the helicopter appeared to be
wobbling in the air shortly after takeoff.
The Federal Aviation Administration opened an investigation into
the cause of the crash.
(Reporting by Joseph Kolb in Albuquerque, Victoria Cavaliere in
New York; writing by Steve Gorman; editing by Lisa Shumaker and
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