Helicopter crashes in the U.S., there are fatalities

Helicopter crashes in the U.S., there are fatalities

December 10, a lightweight four-seat helicopter Robinson R44 crashed near the city of Colorado in the U.S. state of Texas, carrying the pilot and a passenger. This is evidenced by the data of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Under unknown circumstances, the aircraft crashed in a pasture. Both people died.

The incident is considered by the FAA as an accident.

The helicopter was private and was destroyed in the crash, the department said.

Sheriff Patrick Toombs said the deceased pilot was 31 and his passenger was 32, both of whom lived in Colorado, ABC News reported. Toombs speculated that the helicopter was headed to a local ranch to help move cattle.