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Federal investigators leave helicopter crash site, private company takes over

Federal investigators leave helicopter crash site, private company takes over

The National Transportation Safety Board has ended its on-site examination of the helicopter crash site at the Bristol Commons subdivision, and will release a preliminary report in the coming weeks.

According to Williamsburg Fire Chief Pat Dent, NTSB investigators left the scene late Tuesday afternoon to continue their investigation from the agency’s offices in Washington, D.C.

NTSB investigator Doug Brazy said at a press conference Monday that the report will not include the cause of the crash, but it will be a summary of the facts gathered thus far.

Dent said the Williamsburg Fire Department collaborated with NTSB and FAA officials to recover all available wreckage...

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