Four Killed As Helicopter Crashes Into Field
The Federal Aviation Administration in Califonia has said it is investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed four people during the weekend.
Naija News learnt that the tragedy happened on Sunday, August 1 in a remote area of Northern Califonia.
It was gathered that the helicopter plummeted from the sky and crashed into a field. According to the Colusa County Sheriff’s Department, the Robinson R66 chopper crashed at 1:15 pm about 65 Mile northwest of Sacramento.
Deputies and Sacramento River Fire officers are said to have found the four passengers still inside the helicopter after it crashed. They were all declared dead at the scene and their identities are yet to be formally revealed.
Walt Seaver, who owns the tomato farm where the helicopter crashed, said he didn’t see any smoke as the helicopter came down.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation and the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will work together to find out exactly what happened in the lead up to the crash.
In another news earlier, Naija News reported that an explosion suspected to be from a planted bomb killed four Somalia footballers.