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TV helicopter crash kills 2 in Argentina, station says

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Pilot, camera operator were killed, no injuries reported on the ground
  • Cause under investigation, station says, amid "day of intense pain"

Buenos Aires, Argentina (CNN) -- A news helicopter for Buenos Aires, Argentina, TV station C5N crashed Friday, killing both men on board, the station announced.

Killed in the crash were pilot Enrique Miguel Vila, 51, and camera operator Fernando Gonzalez, 25, the station said. There were no reported injuries on the ground.

"This is a day of intense pain for all of those who form part of the C5N family," the station said in a statement read on the air.

The cause was still under investigation, C5N said.