ATLANTA (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says an Atlanta police helicopter that crashed overnight, killing two officers during a search for a missing boy, has been moved to a secure location as investigators work to piece together what happened.
NTSB spokesman Eric M. Weiss told The Associated Press on Sunday that investigators have been at the scene gathering information.
Officials say the Hughes OH-6A helicopter crashed about 10:30 p.m. in a neighborhood of shops and apartments. The names of the two killed in the crash have not been released. No one was injured on the ground.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Authorities say the helicopter was searching for a 9-year-old boy who ran away after arguing with his mother. The boy was later found unharmed.