Three dead after chopper crashes into California house

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 31 Jan 2018 3:41 AM GMT

Three dead after chopper crashes into California house
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Los Angeles: At least three people were killed and two others injured when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday into a house in California in United States.

"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.

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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.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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