According to Carlsbad (California) Police, a helicopter has crashed at McClellan–Palomar Airport.

The local Fire Department and EMS units were called to 2198 Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad around 4:22 PM local time after the helicopter crashed, and witnesses report seeing flames near the site.

We’ve received word that two occupants of the helicopter died in the crash.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

(Featured photo courtesy of KPBS)

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