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People are feared dead after a police helicopter crashed and exploded into flames amid violent counter-demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Reports - People - Board - Aircraft - Area
Local reports suggested that two people were on board the aircraft when it went down in a wooded area south-west of the city.
Photos posted online showed the wreckage in a ball of flames and smoke billowing into the air amongst trees.
Witness - Helicopter - Ground - Control
A witness said the helicopter spiralled to the ground after it stalled and went out of control.
People who live near the scene told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that the helicopter hovered low over houses before crashing.
Witnesses - Media - Virginia - State - Police
Witnesses told local media that the Virginia State Police helicopter crashed near a golf course.
Witness Emma Eisner, who captured video of smoke rising into the air, wrote on Twitter: "To everyone asking about the helicopter crash:...
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