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Missing Helicopter Pilot Found

Divers have located a body they believe is that of the missing pilot of the medical helicopter that crashed in a desert lake north of Reno.

Lassen County Sheriff´s Deputy Chip Jackson says a positive I-D still has to be made, but he´s confident the body is that of 50-year-old Raymond Watson of Janesville, California.

Watson was piloting the Mountain Life Flight helicopter when it crashed Thursday into Honey Lake, 60 miles north of Reno. Two crew members were rescued from the water. Both men are listed in good condition at Washoe Medical Center in Reno.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

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