Authorities investigating Helicopter Crash near Uvalde

UVALDE, TX – Authorities are on the scene of a helicopter accident, near the area of Northwest Uvalde County, that occurred at approximately 12am, Sunday morning.

The Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office has reported that they received a call from the aviation monitoring center of a possible down aircraft at around midnight.

“After further investigation, Uvalde Co. Sheriff’s Office Deputies received coordinates of a possible more direct location of the aircraft in distress.”

”TX DPS Troopers, Game Wardens, Border Patrol, Uvalde Vol. Fire Dept, and Uvalde EMS arrived in the vicinity of Chalk Bluff Park off HWY 55 to assist with the search.”

Uvalde County Sheriff Office reports that they were able to locate the accident location at around daybreak and that Texas Department of Public Safety and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the scene.

News 4 San San Antonio has reported that the accident involved a Bell 206B helicopter, and that there is no word on how many people died.

Hill Country Breaking News will keep you updated with any developing information.