The victims were on a sight-seeing ride when the Bell 206 helicopter crashed and was destroyed by fire.
Smoke can be seen in the area where aircraft reportedly went down in Sevier County. pic.twitter.com/HFVEebq0od
— Local 8 News (@wvlt) April 4, 2016
Multiple response crews were on scene, including the Tennessee Forestry Division, as the crash started a fire in the woods, according to wbir.com.
“Just a burnt mess…there’s not much left…” – Jack Baldwin, Chief of Police in Pigeon Forge at the scene of the chopper crash.
— WBIR Channel 10 (@wbir) April 4, 2016