KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A helicopter crashed into the Tennessee River Monday evening in Knoxville.
The aircraft went down in the river behind a home in the Sequoyah Hills neighborhood. Local media reports four people were on-board.
First responders with tthe Knoxville Fire Department and the Knoxville Police Department were on scene with boats and a chopper of their own.
It was not immediately clear who the helicopter belonged to or if there were any survivors.
— Amanda Hara (@AmandaHara) August 4, 2020
Multiple agencies are working a helicopter crash in the Tennessee River between Alcoa Highway and Sequoyah Hills. Please stay away from the area as emergency crews respond for rescue efforts. We will update as more information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/fDEW8u5FE5
— Knoxville Police TN (@Knoxville_PD) August 4, 2020