Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Florida, 4 believed dead: reports | Fox News

A Black Hawk helicopter used for firefighting, with four people aboard, crashed into a Florida marsh on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least one occupant, according to reports.

One occupant was confirmed dead but emergency responders were not hopeful of finding any survivors, reports said.

“The crash appears to be a total loss,” Leesburg Fire Rescue officials wrote on Facebook.

An unspecified mechanical failure was believed to have caused the crash.

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