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 NTSB investigating EMS helicopter crash in Maryland

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.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594