6 killed after 'Huey' helicopter crashes in West Virginia

6 killed after 'Huey' helicopter crashes in West Virginia

Six people were killed after a Vietnam-era helicopter crashed while giving a tour in West Virginia on Wednesday evening, according to authorities. The aircraft had been used to give tourist flights around the area, Ray Bryant, the chief of operations for Logan Emergency Management Authority, told WSAZ. The helicopter, which is owned by Marpat Aviation, was part of an annual reunion this week for enthusiasts of the historical “Huey” aircraft. The names of the victims have not been released, but Bryant indicated to local media that they were not from the area. The cause of the crash remains unclear, according to authorities. The Logan County Office of Emergency Management had issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the county at the time of the incident. “After first responders arrived on scene …
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