Two dead after helicopter crash in St. Mary Parish

Two dead after helicopter crash in St. Mary Parish

POSTED: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 11:47am

UPDATED: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 12:38pm

UPDATE:  The FAA says there were two people on board when the crash happened.  Both of them died.  Their names have not been released.

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The FAA says a helicopter crashed southwest of Morgan City.  Two people on board have died. 

The crash happened around 7:30 this morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.   The helicopter belonged to Cenac Marine Services of Houma. 

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is helping several agencies with search, rescue, and recovery. The FAA and NTSB are on the way to the scene to begin their investigation.

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