According to the network, a local news chopper operated by Philadelphia ABC station WPVI crashed Tuesday night in a rural region of New Jersey, killing two individuals on board.
Chopper 6 was carrying a pilot and a photographer when it crashed in Washington Township, according to WPVI.
According to WPVI, the pilot, 67-year-old Monroe Smith, and the photographer, 45-year-old Christopher Dougherty, were both killed in the collision.
WPVI further mentioned the two were returning from a job on the Jersey Shore. According to the station, they have been on the news crew for several years.
At 10:50 p.m., the New Jersey State Park Service received information that the helicopter had gone missing, according to George Fedorczyk, chief of the New Jersey State Park Police. An officer discovered a debris field around 12:02 a.m., he added. On Wednesday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy expressed his condolences on social media.