No survivors were located after a helicopter crashed in the Mojave Desert in California Friday night, authorities said.
The crash was reported shortly after 10 p.m. Friday night, a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Saturday.
“The scene of the crash was determined to be east of the 15-Freeway, near Halloran Springs Road,” the statement added. “We are not able to confirm how many people were on board or their names. No survivors have been located.”
A preliminary report from the Federal Aviation Administration said a helicopter crashed near Nipton, California, Friday night.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.