3 killed in US helicopter crash while searching for missing hunter

A helicopter crashed in thick woods in Alabama early Sunday during the search for a missing hunter, killing all three people on board, according to the company that owns the aircraft. The cause of the crash was under investigation, said Jeff Davis, a manager of Air Evac EMS. The helicopter crew had spotted the hunter and the crash occurred as the aircraft was hovering over his location, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Warren Woodberry.