Louisiana police helicopter crash kills 2 officers
Two Baton Rouge police officers died Sunday when their helicopter crashed into a sugarcane field, Louisiana authorities said.
The Robinson R-44 helicopter went out at 2 a.m. to help with a pursuit and never returned, local media reported.
The aircraft's disappearance wasn't noticed for several hours, when a search was launched.
The wreckage was found before 11 a.m.
The names of the officers have not been released.
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Baton Rouge police officials did not immediately return a call seeking comment.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it is investigating the crash.