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Helicopter crashes into Williamsburg, VA townhouse

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) - WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) -- A  helicopter crashed into a townhouse structure in Williamsburg.

State police say it happened in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive just before 5 p.m.

Dispatchers and witnesses confirmed it was a helicopter that crashed, but troopers say they're trying to identify the type of aircraft.

The crash caused a fire inside of the structure. Troopers are working with Williamsburg Police to try and determine if there are any injuries. 

Photos: Helicopter crashes into townhome structure

Naval Air Force Atlantic Commander Dave Hecht says it was not a Norfolk-based or Oceana-based aircraft involved in the accident. 

 

 

The College of William and Mary says via Twitter the crash happened in a residential area near Dillard Complex, but it is not part of their campus. 


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