3 dead after chopper crashes into California house

Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 08:53 IST | IANS

At least three people were killed and two others injured when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday into a house in California, US

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At least three people were killed and two others injured when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday into a house in California, US. "Five persons involved, 4 in helicopter and one bystander on the ground. Confirmed 3 fatalities," Newport Beach Police tweeted. "Nobody was inside the home where the chopper went down."

The four-seat Robinson 44 helicopter, which was owned by Revolution Aviation, crashed on Shearwater Place near Bristol Street and Bayview Place, Xinhua reported. A witness who spoke to CBS Los Angeles said he saw the chopper "drop like a rock." According to the company's website, Revolution Aviation has been operating since the 1960s, offering pilot training and sightseeing trips. It also boasts a 100-per cent safety record.

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