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Helicopter crash in Lee County

Four people on board taken to the hospital following crash
Helicopter Crash
Posted at 7:38 PM, Oct 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-09 08:54:46-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Iona McGregor firefighters responded to a helicopter crash on Saturday evening.

According to a social media post, the helicopter crashed behind one of its fire stations.

IMFD crews were able to quickly respond and put out a small fire at the scene of the crash.

There were four people onboard at the time.

The post says all have been taken to the hospital.

There was also a small fire and that fire has since been put out.

It was a private helicopter that was working on communication systems related to the hurricane according to Iona McGregor Fire District.

The Federal Aviation Administration has taken over the investigation.