Two killed in helicopter crash in US New York state

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31st October, 2018 01:07:32 printer

Two killed in helicopter crash in US New York state

 

Two people were killed and another two injured in a helicopter crash in the northern part of the US state of New York on Tuesday, local media reported.

 

The incident took place around 4:15 p.m. (2015 GMT Tuesday) when a maintenance helicopter got tangled in power lines and caught fire before crashing in Beekmantown.

 

The helicopter was contracted by the New York Power Authority, according to a spokesperson of the agency.

 

The victims include utility workers who were conducting line inspection.

 

There is yet no detail about the incident and the local police couldn't be reached immediately for comments.


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