Authorities Investigating Orange County Helicopter Crash

Mar 31, 2019

Authorities are investigating a helicopter crash that happened Saturday afternoon in Orange County.

The chopper went down around 1 p.m. Saturday in the Town of Crawford, about 75 miles north of New York City.  The Harrison Daily Voice says five passengers aboard were celebrating a birthday.

There was a fuel leak but no fire. The paper describes injuries as minor. One person suffered a cut when exiting the downed craft.

Crawford police, State Troopers and the FAA are jointly investigating the crash.