Military helicopter crashes in northern Alabama, ‘no survivors’
Madison County, Alabama (WHNT) — Several emergency workers respond to a military helicopter crash near Highway 53 and Burwell Road.
HEMSI’s Don Webster confirmed to News 19 that there were no survivors in the crash.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials have confirmed that a military helicopter was involved in the crash. They were unable to divulge any details about the origin of the flight.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon at an intersection. Alabama law enforcement agencies are on the scene to assist.
At this time, Team Redstone does not believe the helicopter will be derived from their property.
Team Redstone has released a statement regarding the reading of Crash. First responders have been dispatched to the scene, and Redstone Arsenal is fully supporting the local government’s proactive investigation. Initial investigations have determined that the incident was unrelated to Redstone Arsenal property, and we will continue to support community authorities as the situation develops. ”
Drivers are asked to avoid the area while emergency authorities clear the scene and investigate the cause of the crash.
This is a developing story.
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