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Safety equipment missing on downed chopper near La Crosse

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A lot has been said about the lack of safety equipment on a med-flight chopper leased by University of Wisconsin-Madison.

But the craft's owner could not say if the equipment could have avoided Saturday night's crash near La Crosse that killed the pilot and two medics.

The Air Methods Corp., of Denver owns the craft. It said the craft was scheduled to get night vision goggles and a high-tech system for avoiding terrain but it had not happened yet.

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