(Virginia State Police)

Pilot Also Killed In Crash

Williamburg Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot, 91-Year Old Woman

July 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm

Williamsburg, VA (wrva.com) -  The National Transportation Safety Board says they have recovered the remains of the pilot from Sunday's helicopter crash in Williamsburg.  However, they have not yet confirmed the person's identity.  The NTSB does say if they pilot is whom they believe it is, that person was properly licensed to fly the helicopter.

Meanwhile, Virginia State Police have identified a 91-year old woman who died in the crash.  Jean Lonchak Danylko lived in one of the units below the crash.  

The NTSB says the helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff from Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport.  The vehicle crashed around 4:35pm Sunday.  

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.  The NTSB hopes to have a preliminary report within two weeks.