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An initial report is released in a DEA Helicopter crash

Federal investigators have now released an initial report concerning the recent crash last week of a DEA helicopter in Breathitt County.

Initial reports confirm the early speculations that the helicopter clipped a utility wire, causing it to crash into a field and burst into flames.

Two occupants of the chopper suffered serious burns, but both are expected to recover. The helicopter had been involved in a marijuana search project.

Filed under: Breathitt Co. | Police investigate | Announcements


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