Pilot Killed In Fiery Helicopter Crash In Corona

CORONA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities are investigating a fatal helicopter crash that killed one person Sunday night.

The accident happened just after 11 p.m. when a Robinson helicopter clipped a refueling station at Corona Municipal Airport and caught fire, Federal Aviation Administration officials said.

A nearby hangar was also damaged as a result of the accident.

The pilot was the only person on board the helicopter, which was registered to a Las Vegas law firm.

The accident is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board, the FAA and the Riverside County Coroner.

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