Mon. Nov 23rd, 2020
faa:-helicopter-with-3-passengers-on-board-crashes-near-fairfield

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Authorities say a helicopter with three people on board has crashed near Fairfield.

According to the FAA, the helicopter crash was reported near the intersection of Lyon Road and Soda Springs Road around 1:30 p.m.

Officials say the helicopter caught fire after crashing.

A plume of smoke can be seen coming from the crash area.

Three people were believed to have been on-board, the FAA says.

Both the FAA and NTSB will be investigating the incident.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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