LEESBURG, Fla. [AP] – At least one person is dead after a four-person firefighting helicopter crash in central Florida, officials said.
The helicopter crashed into a marsh near Leesburg International Airport during a training exercise around 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a news release.
One body was recovered on Tuesday, but no other survivors have been found, Leesburg Fire Rescue said in a Facebook post.
“The crash appears to be a total loss,” the post said.
Rescue crews worked for hours after the crash to see if there were any survivors, Leesburg police...