NTSB Releases Report on Helicopter Accident That Killed Two Men in Martin County

NTSB Releases Report on Helicopter Accident That Killed Two Men in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - An official report has been released by the NTSB on the helicopter accident that killed two men in Martin County back in August.

The men had been working on power lines when it happened.

According to the report, the cable keeping the two workmen suspended from the chopper hit a wire which was suspended between transmission towers that caused the cable to snap about five feet above the men.

The report says they fell about 200 feet to their deaths.