NTSB Investigates Fatal Helicopter Crash Along Texas Gulf Coast
SEADRIFT, Texas (AP) – A helicopter crash along the Texas Gulf Coast killed two people, according to the local sheriff.
The Robinson R44 helicopter was flying from Port O’Connor to the Calhoun County- Port Lavaca Airport about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Port O’Connor when it crashed Monday night, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
The crash occurred in Seadrift, about 7 miles (11 kilometers) west of Port O’Connor.
Calhoun County Sheriff Bobbie Vickery said the male pilot and a female passenger died as the result of the crash.
The NTSB did not immediately return a message for comment Wednesday.
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