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Helicopter Crash in Wenatchee

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CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. -

A helicopter crashed in Wenatchee on Wednesday.

Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration in Renton says the crash occurred on Wednesday in Wenatchee for unknown reasons. He says the helicopter was a Bell 206A Jet Ranger.

Kenitzer says there was one person aboard the helicopter, but he did not have any information on that person's condition. KING 5 in Seattle is reporting the pilot died in the crash.

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office hasn't issued any details of the crash.

It is not known if the helicopter that crashed was involving in battling wildfires in the area.

Both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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