At least one person was killed when a helicopter crashed near Fort Lee airport in Florida on Friday, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said at a news conference, CNN and The Washington Post reported on May 25.
A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said the helicopter that crashed was a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that was used for firefighting purposes. At about 4 p.m. on the 25th, the helicopter, carrying four people, was on a training mission after take-off from Leesburg Airport when it crashed in a swamp near the airport.
The local fire department said the helicopter crash caused a fire, search and rescue site has not found any survivors, has been confirmed dead.
So far, the cause of the crash is unclear, and the Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating the cause.