Officials said the helicopter’s pilot and a nurse were reported dead at the scene. The third crew member was transported to St. Joseph’s Medical Center.
“The FAA and NTSB have been notified, and we will fully cooperate with both agencies during their investigation of the incident,” a North Memorial spokeswoman said in a statement. “North Memorial Health is grateful for the expertise and efforts of the first responders who came to the accident scene including the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, Brainerd Police and Fire Departments and Baxter Police Department.”
No other information has been released at this time.