6 killed after helicopter crashes onto road in Logan County, West Virginia


Six people were killed after a helicopter crashed in Logan County in southwest West Virginia on Wednesday evening, according to authorities.

The Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed around 5 p.m., according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The chopper, known as a Huey, crashed on a rural roadway, Logan County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Director Sonya Porter told CNN.

The Vietnam War-era helicopter was based out of the Logan County airport and was used to give tourist flights, Ray Bryant, Logan Emergency Management Authority chief of operations, told CNN affiliate WSAZ.

Source CNN

A police line is placed in the middle of the crime scene

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