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Two dead after police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville

Two dead after police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville

Photo: Virginia State Police

A police helicopter that supposedly was used during the protests in the U.s. city of Charlottesville on Saturday night, just outside the city crashed. Two passengers were killed.

The accident took place at approximately ten kilometers southwest of the city, reports The New York Times. The aviation authority confirmed the crash. About the circumstances of the accident, nothing is known. The police are doing research.

On a photo shows how the rear part of the helicopter in a tree.

NYT can confirm: A Virginia State Police helicopter has crashed 7 miles SW of #Charlottesville, per the FAA. No idea if related. Crazy day

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21:39 – 12 August 2017

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