Virginia State Police Helicopter Crashes Near Charlottesville

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Virginia State Police Helicopter Crashes Near Charlottesville
Helicopter crash occurred near a golf course in Charlottesville. (NBC29 Twitter photo)

ALBERMARLE Co., Va. (WJLA/WSET) - Emergency crews are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Albemarle County.

Officials are on the scene of Old Farm Rd., near the Birdwood Golf Course in Charlottesville.

Virginia State Police confirmed it was one of their helicopters that went down.

The FAA confirmed that it crashed about seven miles southwest of Charlottesville around 4:50 p.m. and two people were on board.

It's not clear if anyone is injured or how the crash occurred.

 

 

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