Helicopter Crashes in New Jersey Field

Authorities also said that there were no survivors

Saturday, Sep 15, 2012  |  Updated 2:49 PM EDT
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Helicopter Crashes in New Jersey Field

Seth Callen 2012

A small helicopter crashed in a cornfield just East of Route 1 in West Windsor Township near Quakerbridge Road earlier this afternoon. 1 fatality and no survivors were reported after the helicopter crashed and burned for unknown reasons.

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Authorities have confirmed one fatality in a helicopter crash that occured in a field near Route 1 and Quakerbridge Road in West Windsor Township, New Jersey.

West Windsor Police described the event as a "small helicopter crash" and asked residents to stay away from the area.

It is not known how many people were on board. No identities have been released.

A photo posted on Twitter by user @KaceyCarrig showed a cloud of black smoke rising from what appeared to be the crash site. "Scariest thing ever," Carrig wrote. "Just walked out of a store and saw a helicopter fall out of the sky and crash."

 The investigation is ongoing.

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