Families Plan Services For Helicopter Crash Victims - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/24/04

Families Plan Services For Helicopter Crash Victims

A Mexican National has arrived in Odessa to claim the bodies of his wife and baby who died in a medical helicopter crash.

Twenty-year-old Pedro Modesto's infant son was taken by ambulance from a hospital in Ojinaga, Mexico, to Alpine, Texas for the flight to Lubbock. The helicopter crashed Sunday in a thunderstorm about 75 miles SouthWest of Odessa near the town of Pyote.

Four people died in the crash. A registered nurse was the only survivor.

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