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A helicopter crashed in West Virginia late Wednesday afternoon, killing all six people on board, according to local reports.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) told Fox News that a Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed near Route 17 along Blair Mountain in Logan County, West Virginia around 5 p.m. local.

The helicopter crashed in Logan County, West Virginia.
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Six people were on board and were all killed in the crash, Logan Emergency Management Authority chief operating officer Roger E. Bryant told WSAZ.

The identity of the victims has not been revealed, but they are not from the region. Bryant said the helicopter was based at Logan Airport and used for sightseeing flights. The airport was unavailable for comment.

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It is not known at this time what happened with the theft. The helicopter was reported on fire and firefighters arrived on the scene to extinguish the flames.

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The FAA said the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident and will provide further updates.


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