NEW CASTLE, Del. – A pilot was killed in the crash of a medical helicopter in New Castle County, Delaware on Thursday.
The chopper involved was a PennSTAR helicopter that was registered to the University of Pennsylvania.
The pilot was a 37-year-old man from Franklinville, New Jersey. His name has not been released pending notification of family.
The crash happened around 11:55 a.m. Thursday about one mile south of the New Castle County Airport. The last flight plan showed it leaving Atlantic City at 11:17 a.m.
Video and photos from the scene showed flames and a large plume of smoke rising from the crash scene.
More information available via Video at 6ABC Action News.
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