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Update: Helicopter removes downed plane from Mattaponi marsh

Update: Helicopter removes downed plane from Mattaponi marsh

The wrecked plane in King & Queen County was lifted from the marsh on Dec. 3 and will be taken by trailer to a holding yard.

Delaware- based Anglin Aircraft Recovery Services removed the plane using a 1964 Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, also known as a "Huey."

The Federal Aviation Administration conducted an investigation of the wreck this afternoon to determine the cause of the crash. No official cause has been determined.

According to FAA Front Line Manager James Cook, the National Transportation Safety Board will hand the investigation process over to the FAA if no critical injuries or fatalities resulted from the crash.

The NTSB...

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