Helicopter, plane crash into each other; 2 dead

by nph | January 12th, 2011

January 11, 2011

Two people lost their lives on New Year’s Eve when a helicopter skidded across the top of a small airplane, according to nbc29.com.

The two who died in the Virginia plane crash were flying a Cessna.

Those in the helicopter reported that neither radio traffic nor their crash avoidance device alerted them of the airplane.

It could take a year for a final cause of the Virginia plane crash to be determined.

Read more.

Do you think it’s possible that the helicopter couldn’t have detected the airplane? In what instances would one aircraft not detect another?

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