A McLeod County woman is among two killed in a Brainerd helicopter crash Friday morning.
Deb Schott was working as a nurse on board a medical helicopter that crashed around 1 a.m. on approach to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. According to a statement from North Memorial Hospital, three North Memorial Health crew members were on board. A pilot was also reported dead at the scene.
A third crew member, a paramedic, was taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center. There were no other passengers.
A preliminary report from the Federal Aviation Administration says the Agusta A-109 crashed under unknown conditions. It shows two deaths and one serious injury.