Helicopter Crashes In Downtown Seattle, Two Dead

Two people have died, and one is in critical condition, after a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning in Seattle, Wash. Developing…

7. Video from the scene:

10. The helicopter was taking off at the time of the crash, according to the FAA.

12. UPDATE — March, 18, 2:00 p.m. ET


KOMO-TV says long time Seattle photographer Bill Strothman was killed in today’s helicopter crash. Strothman’s son, Dan, is also a KOMO photographer.

17. Second person killed identified as pilot Gary Pfitzner.

20. An unidentified 38-year-old man remains in critical condition in the ICU at Harborview hospital with burns on 20-30% of his body.

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