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A medical helicopter in the night between Friday and Saturday crashed in the US state of Alabama, killing four people on board.

Helicopter Crash in US State of Alabama Leaves 4 People Dead

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A medical helicopter in the night between Friday and Saturday crashed in the US state of Alabama, killing four people on board.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A medical helicopter in the night between Friday and Saturday crashed in the US state of Alabama, killing four people on board, including the patient, Coffee County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Deputy Director James Brown said Saturday.

According to the WSFA broadcaster, citing Brown, the incident occurred in Coffee County in southeast Alabama.

The helicopter crashed around 12:17 a.m. Saturday. The wreckage was found seven hours after the crash in the Goodman community of Coffee County.

The US National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the causes of the crash.

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