OCTOBER 18, 2002
A helicopter crashed and burned at the Hayward Airport yesterday at 6 p.m. The helicopter hit the ground west of the runway and was "virtually destroyed" according the Hayward Fire Chief Craig Bueno. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash, said Bueno.
The pilot and one passenger were not seriously injured. They were treated at Eden Medical Center and released.
Source: Hayward Daily Review