GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Bird strike damages DPS helicopter

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(Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety) (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Arizona Department of Public Safety released graphic photos of a bird strike that happened in northwestern Arizona.

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Pilot John Haverly and trooper Daniel Townsend were in the helicopter when they collided with a flock of birds.

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