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Helicopter Crashes Into House Killing 5 In Brazil

Five people have died after a helicopter crashed into a house in Brazil, according to local media.
 
Television reports showed aerial footage of firefighters working on the crash scene in Carapicuiba, Sao Paulo.
 
They could be seen evacuating residents from the area, though no-one was thought to be in the house. 
 
It is understood that the damaged house was under construction.
 
Authorities said they were investigating the cause of the crash.
 
According to reports the aircraft was making a test flight after the exchange of a main rotor blade. 
 
The accident occurred at around 5.20pm on Thursday, fire officials said.
 
It is understood the helicopter pilot and three mechanics were among the dead.
Courtesy of Sky News