A state police helicopter crashed Saturday near a golf course in the Virginia woods, killing two people on board.
The Federal Aviation Authority and Virginia State Police confirmed the 4:50 p.m. crash near the Birdwood Golf Course. The cause of the crash in under investigation.
Helicopter crash fully involved believed to be VSP Helicopter working the protest but agency not confirmed.— VPFF President Bragg (@Hoosff) August 12, 2017
FAA: "A Bell 407 helicopter crashed seven miles southwest of Charlottesville at about 4:50 pm today." pic.twitter.com/q5ZX6hImrs— Dan Linden (@DanLinden) August 12, 2017
No one on the ground was injured.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.