Helicopter crash in Plaquemines Parish, four rescued

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Capture2The U.S. Coast Guard tells WGNO News that a helicopter has crashed near Main Pass, off the Mississippi River south of Venice in Plaquemines Parish.

Four people were rescued by an offshore supply vessel. Two of the people rescued were Medi-Vac’d to LSU Medical Center.

The Coast Guard did not give specifics about the victims’ conditions or the origination or destintation of the helicopter.