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US 2 helicopters collide in midair as pilots herd deer: FAA

23:25  23 october  2019
23:25  23 october  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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Two helicopters collided in midair as the pilots herded deer on a ranch in Texas, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

a small airplane sitting on top of a runway: Robinson helicopters are pictured outside of London.© Aviation-images.com/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Robinson helicopters are pictured outside of London. (MORE: 3 injured as helicopter crashes into cars at Pennsylvania fairgrounds)

The two Robinson R22 helicopters crashed Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m. local time on a ranch near Hebbronville, Texas, about 150 miles south of San Antonio, FAA officials announced in a statement.

a helicopter parked in a grassy area: Robinson helicopters are pictured outside of London.© Aviation-images.com/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Robinson helicopters are pictured outside of London.

The conditions of the occupants have not been confirmed, officials said. Their identities were not released.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

(MORE: Pilot who crashed helicopter onto NYC building 'did not know where he was': Report)

Additional information was not immediately available.

ABC News' Christine Theodorou contributed to this report.

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