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Anniversary Of Michael Jackson’s Death Draws Aerial Sightseers To Santa Barbara County

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2011 12:45pm

June 25th marks the second anniversary of the death of pop music legend Michael Jackson.  A Santa Barbara based helicopter company has been taking tours of people wanting to commemorate Jackson on flights over the late music star’s former Santa Ynez Valley ranch.  Channel Islands Helicopters $175 per person flights are called “Flight Over Neverland”, and include an aerial tour of the ranch, and a flight over Zaca Peak, where passengers can drop a flower to commemorate Jackson.  The company offered flights from Santa Barbara airport to the ranch on the 24th, and says it had a number of takers, and will offer similar tours from the Santa Ynez Airport on the 25th.

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