US 2 dead in helicopter crash near Charlottesville, police say

02:10  13 august  2017
02:10  13 august  2017 Source:   CBS News

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The Bell 407 helicopter crashed seven miles southwest of Charlottesville , the FAA confirmed to CBS News. There are two confirmed fatalities, the Virginia State Police posted on their Facebook page. Scene near helicopter crash . pic.twitter.com/ySSce96L 2 r.

- The FAA says a helicopter has crashed seven miles southwest of Charlottesville , Virginia. There were 2 people on board, according to the FAA. Virginia State Police said there are " two confirmed fatalities."

A helicopter crashed outside Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017.: chopper.png © Twitter / Emma Eisner chopper.png

A helicopter crashed Saturday in Albermale County, Virginia, near the city of Charlottesville, where a violent white nationalist rally was taking place.

The Bell 407 helicopter crashed seven miles southwest of Charlottesville, the FAA confirmed to CBS News. There are two confirmed fatalities, the Virginia State Police posted on their Facebook page. Both the people killed were on board.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating.

Emergency crews were responding, according to CBS affiliate WCAV-TV.

A video from social media showed flames near a golf course.

Helicopters were reported flying overhead in Charlottesville as Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency after what is believed to be the largest gathering of white nationalists in a decade. At least one person was killed and 19 injured when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest .
With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marcus Martin was promptly hit and upended by the car as it plowed through the crowd. Flat on his back with a broken leg, he says he experienced several minutes of terror."The only thing running through my mind was: please don't let her be dead," Martin, 26, told The Associated Press in an interview. "Please don't let her be dead.

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