Virginia State Police have identified a Williamsburg resident who died after a helicopter crashed into her apartment complex Sunday afternoon.
Virginia State Police said troopers responded to a 911 call about an aircraft crashing into a "residential structure" in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive just before 4:45 p.m.
Video from the scene shows that the roof of a building was apparently sheared off and a large amount of charred debris was visible at the site.
Virginia State Police confirmed the fatality in a statement Sunday evening.
The confirmed death was not the pilot of the helicopter.Читайте также: North Korea says USA are like 'gangsters' after 'regrettable' nuclear talks
According to the FAA, "Local authorities will release information about the victims". On its website, the Robinson Helicopter Co., said its R44 models are "high performing, reliable and easy to maintain".
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are still investigating the cause of the accident.
An official with the Navy confirms to WTKR that all Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Air Station Oceana aircraft are accounted for and no Navy aircraft was involved.
The communications office of the College of William & Mary tweeted that an "aviation incident" has been reported in a residential area near Dillard Complex.
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