2 Dead in Northern England Helicopter Crash

The Associated Press
By The Associated Press
June 20, 2022UKshare
2 Dead in Northern England Helicopter Crash
An aerial view of a helicopter crash site in North Yorkshire, UK, on June 20, 2022. (SKY via AP/Screenshot via NTD)

Two people have died after a helicopter crashed in North Yorkshire in the UK’s northeast.

North Yorkshire Police say the crash happened near the village of Burton in Lonsdale around 12 p.m. (1100 GMT).

Aerial footage from UK broadcaster Sky showed the crash site near a tree in the hedgerows of a field. Further footage showed police vehicles nearby, and road cordons.

An investigation has been launched by the police force, who said the families of those killed had been contacted and were being supported by officers.

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Police vehicles near the site of a helicopter crash in North Yorkshire, UK, on June 20, 2022. (SKY via AP/Screenshot via The NTD)
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