Duke Life Flight helicopter crashed in Perquimans County near Belvidere in eastern North Carolina, killing all four onboard.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Eurocopter MBB-BK went down around 11:30 Friday morning near Swamp Road and Sandy Cross Road close to the Amazon US Wind Farm East wind turbine complex.
Helicopter was flying to Duke Medical Center from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center when it crashed.
Duke University Hospital President Kevin Sowers said they are mourning the loss of two staff nurses, a pilot, and a patient.
The helicopter and its crew were based at Johnston Regional Airport, and to honor the deceased, Duke University lowered their flags Friday evening.
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