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Helicopter Pilot Dies in Crash at Blackwater/Xe Campus in Moyock/Northeast North Carolina

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My law partner colleague, licensed pilot/injury attorney James C. Lewis, posted an article on our related Northeast North Carolina (NC) Injuryboard injury law blog about the tragic death of Glen Wenzel a decorated U.S. Army veteran, killed in a helicopter crash at the Blackwater facility in Camden County, near Moyock, NC about 30 miles from Norfolk, Virginia (VA).

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that the helicopter crash was caused by a skid of the helicopter that caught on an object and flipped the copter over. The accident happened at the Blackwater security contractor campus.  Blackwater has changed its name to “Xe” because of the bad publicity associated with its Blackwater tradename.  
Currituck County's chief deputy, Sandy Casey, was an early responder at the scene and stated: "all I could see from where I was working pieces… the tail looked like it was broken off."

For the full article, click here.

Shapiro & Appleton& Duffan personal injury law firm is based in Virginia (VA), near the Northeast North Carolina (NC) border, practicing primarily in the southeastern U.S. and handles only injury law, including aviation/plane accidents,  car, truck, railroad, and medical negligence cases and more. The firm's website is: hsinjurylaw.com, the firm edits the injury law blogs Virginia Beach Injuryboard, Norfolk Injuryboard, as well as the Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard and also hosts a video library covering many FAQ’s on personal injury subjects. Lawyers licensed in: VA, NC, SC, WV, DC, KY.
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