Mercy Flight helicopter crash in Genesee County

Joanne Riford filed this request with the New York State Police of New York.
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RIFORD_NYSP_20220427003400164

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From: Joanne Riford

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

1.) Any and all police reports, complaints, and narratives regarding the April 26, 2022 Mercy Flight helicopter crash in Genesee County, near Norton Road in the Town of Elba around 1pm.

The following incident was reported in the media links below:

https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news/two-people-dead-after-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-in-genesee-county

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mercy-flight-helicopter-crashes-in-elba/ar-AAWCMTR

https://www.fox3now.com/2-killed-in-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-training-mission-in-elba-new-york/

https://buffalonews.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/a-very-dark-day-two-killed-in-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-in-genesee-county/article_13da96c2-c587-11ec-81b1-33d488debadb.html

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Joanne Riford

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Mercy Flight helicopter crash in Genesee County

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To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:1.) Any and all police reports, complaints, and narratives regarding the April 26, 2022 Mercy Flight helicopter crash in Genesee County, near Norton Road in the Town of Elba around 1pm.The following incident was reported in the media links below:https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news/two-people-dead-after-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-in-genesee-countyhttps://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mercy-flight-helicopter-crashes-in-elba/ar-AAWCMTRhttps://www.fox3now.com/2-killed-in-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-training-mission-in-elba-new-york/https://buffalonews.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/a-very-dark-day-two-killed-in-mercy-flight-helicopter-crash-in-genesee-county/article_13da96c2-c587-11ec-81b1-33d488debadb.htmlThe requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Joanne RifordUpload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/

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From: New York State Police

4/29/2022

Joanne Riford
MuckRock News DEPT MR 128115
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Re: FOIL Number NYSP-22-04-2273
Dear Joanne Riford:
This will acknowledge receipt of your request for records under the Freedom of Information Law received by New York State Police on April 27, 2022. The request was for "Mercy Flight helicopter crash in Genesee County".
Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate program area(s) to identify documents that are responsive to your request and which may be made available pursuant to all applicable provisions of the Freedom of Information Law.
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