A small helicopter crashed into a pond Friday afternoon on Cape Cod, leaving two people with life-threatening injuries.
The crash occurred shortly before 1 p.m. at Crows Pond in Chatham, Massachusetts, according to police.
Two people were on board at the time officials say pilot John Ryan of Scituate and passenger Tyra Pacheco of Acushnet, both 48, were trapped in the helicopter, partially submerged in the pond.
Ryan and Pacheco took off for the Cape from Plymouth Airport, where the flying community is still in shock that they never returned.
Both victims were conscious when crews responded, but both sustained life-threatening injuries, according to Chatham Fire.The Ryan is still in the hospital in serious condition. Pacheco is in critical condition.
Federal Investigators are looking into the crash at this time.