Studies: A number of folks killed in helicopter crash in WVa

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LOGAN, W.Va. — A number of folks had been killed when a helicopter crashed in West Virginia on Wednesday, in line with information retailers.The identities weren’t confirmed, however Ray Bryant, chief of operations for Logan Emergency Administration, informed WSAZ-TV they weren’t native residents. The Vietnam-era helicopter was primarily based on the Logan airport and used for tourism flights, he stated. The Federal Aviation Administration stated a Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed close to Route 17 in Logan County round 5 p.m. with six folks on board. The FAA and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board will examine.Bryant stated the helicopter was on hearth when crews arrived, and firefighters extinguished the flames. The street was anticipated to stay closed for a minimum of 24 hours.

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