FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4)– The community in Frisco is remembering a Flight for Life pilot killed in a crash one year ago. Two nurses on board were injured.
Patrick Mahany died when the helicopter crashed shortly after take off from the hospital.READ MORE: Denver Public Schools Begins New Year Without School Resource Officers
Flight nurse Dave Repsher has been released from intensive care nearly a year after he was burned over 90 percent of his body.
Nurse Matt Bowe has recovered and returned to work.READ MORE: Death Of Olivia Gant Impetus For New Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Bill
The community is creating a memorial to honor the victims and those who rushed to save them.
“This tragedy has affected all of us in Flight for Life and all of the State of Colorado but it’s really Summit County that embraced us and support us in this effort,” said Memorial Park Steering Committee Chair Julie Kelble.
There is a memorial service planned for Sunday at the crash site. The permanent memorial will be completed by September.MORE NEWS: Colorado State University Celebrates Topping Out At Spur Campus At National Western Complex
This weekend orange ribbons hang around Frisco as a reminder to what happened.