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NTSB releases preliminary report of helicopter crash that killed SE Texas newlyweds, pilot

A preliminary accident report from the NTSB does not list a cause of a helicopter crash that killed a newlywed couple and the pilot

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the accident that killed a newlywed couple and pilot earlier this month.

NTSB investigators determined the Bell 206B helicopter crashed into the side of a 1,450 foot hill roughly five miles east of the ranch from where it took off. The report details weather conditions and notes that wreckage was spread along a 75-100 yard path. The preliminary report does not list a cause of the accident.

The NTSB has taken the helicopter for further examination.