A KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed early Tuesday near Seattle's iconic Space Needle. According to the Seattle Fire Department, the crash killed two people and injured one.
KOMO-TV reporter Kelly Koopmans live tweeted the series of events:
We heard the chopper swirling down to the ground. Rushed out to see the unbelievable, our @komonews chopper crashing into at least 2 cars— Kelly Koopmans (@KellyKOMO4) March 18, 2014
Flames now out, told by a witness one person on fire when crawled out of a cars. 1 responders working on that person pic.twitter.com/zHeFzV0qzJ— Kelly Koopmans (@KellyKOMO4) March 18, 2014
Chopper tail visible amid the smoke & car wreckage pic.twitter.com/uZ57DibreU— Kelly Koopmans (@KellyKOMO4) March 18, 2014
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