The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating this morning's crash of an Emergency Medical Services helicopter in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, September 28, a Maryland State Police helicopter crashed into a wooded area in District Heights, Maryland, approximately 3 miles north of Andrews Air Force Base. It is reported that of the 5 persons aboard, 4 received fatal injuries.
NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Corky Smith is the Investigator in Charge. NTSB Member Debbie Hersman will serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation.