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NTSB takes over helicopter crash investigation

Crash killed LSU grads, coal magnate
Posted at 8:04 AM, Jul 09, 2019

MIAMI — American officials are now leading the investigation into the helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas that killed seven people, including billionaire coal mogul Chris Cline and three LSU graduates.

The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed it is now in charge of the investigation. Initially, Bahamanian officials were leading the inquest with assistance from U. S. and Italian crews.

The NTSB says the wreckage is now at a secure site in Florida. A preliminary report should be completed in about two weeks, but the NTSB says the entire investigation may not be completed for two years.