Pilot Killed In Copter Crash On I-10 At Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge

Looking up at the main rotor of a Bell 407 GXI helicopter on a sunny day

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The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating Tuesday's fatal helicopter crash on I-10 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge

Louisiana State Police confirmed that the pilot was killed in the fiery crash.

The FAA says the pilot was the only person on board the Bell 407.

The helicopter went down about midday on the eastbound lanes of I-10, causing lane closures and traffic detours on I-10 and I-55.

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