A Robinson R44 helicopter, carrying four people, crashed into a Newport Beach home this afternoon. It’s reported that three people killed, and two others were rushed to the hospital.

One witness stated that they saw the chopper “drop like a rock”. The collision did not cause a fire, but there were plenty of fluids present at the scene.

The FAA and the NTSB will be investigating the cause of the crash.

The NTSB TDA (Transportation Disaster Assistance) offers support services and accident information to disaster victims and their families.

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