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Helicopter pilot who died in Anaconda crash identified

Posted at 10:18 AM, Apr 29, 2024

ANACONDA — The pilot killed in a helicopter crash in Anaconda Friday is identified as 28-year-old Justin Price, according to Anaconda Police Chief Bill Sather.

Price was piloting a Bell 206 helicopter in the area of Anaconda’s smelter stack when it crashed about 7:45 a.m. Friday. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Authority are investigating the incident.

Sather said the helicopter wreckage will be removed on Monday and transported to Washington state for further analysis.

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