2 killed in Riverside County helicopter crash; NTSB investigating
Two people were killed Friday in a helicopter crash in a hilly, unincorporated area of Riverside County.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the crash site near Pulsar View Road and Chastity Road in the Perris area at 12:39 p.m.
Upon arrival, they found a downed helicopter.
Authorities have not released any information about the two victims. The Federal Aviation Administration said the deceased were the only two on board the Bell 407 helicopter.
There have been 2 confirmed fatalities. Their identities will not be released at this time.
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— Riverside County Sheriff (@RSO) March 24, 2023
Authorities declined to provide additional information.
The National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation and provide any updates, according to the FAA.
This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.