Virginia State Police are saying two people are dead after a helicopter crashed Saturday evening. The FAA said it is investigating the crash and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine its probable cause.
Shortly before 5 p.m. today (Aug. 12), a helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road.
Emergency crews were responding, according to CBS affiliate WCAV-TV.
Helicopter reportedly crashes in woods in Albemarle County
Police and rescue services are on scene. It's confirmed it was a state police helicopter.
Emma Eisner, who filmed the clip, said: 'To everyone asking about the helicopter crash: it basically started stalling, spiraled down to the ground & lost control'.