The number of victims of the crash of a fire helicopter in Florida increased to four

The bodies of three people were found during the search, which lasted almost a day, reports the Fox News channel.

All four people on board a fire helicopter that crashed on Tuesday near the airport in Leesburg (Florida, USA), were killed. This was reported by the local branch of the Fox News channel, citing the authorities.

According to him, the bodies of three people were found during the search, which lasted almost a day. Earlier it was reported about one dead person.

In a comment to the TV channel, a police spokesman said that the cause of the crash could be a technical malfunction, as a result of which the tail separated from the main part of the helicopter and crashed on the runway. The rest of the aircraft crashed into a swampy area. The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon during an exercise. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

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Author: Steve Cowan
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