A HELICOPTER crashed in West Virginia on Wednesday.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, six people were on board the Bell UH-1B aircraft.
The crash happened near Route 17 in Logan County[/caption]
The Logan Emergency Management Deputy Director, Sonya Porter, revealed in an update that none of the passengers survived the crash.
Diana Barnette, the Logan County Commissioner issued a statement on the crash.
“The Logan County Commission would like to offer their deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible tragedy. Our prayers are with them.”
The incident occurred near Route 17 in Logan County, also known as Blair Mountain Highway which is on Kelly Mountain.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA are investigating the cause of the crash.
Blair Mountain Highway is closed near Kelly Hollow Road.
Multiple emergency crews are also at the scene.
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