A helicopter crashed in Boxborough this afternoon, killing a flight instructor and injuring his student.
The Schweizer 269c, which took off in Norwood, crashed on Beaver Brook Road around 5 p.m., Sergeant Warren O’Brien of the Boxborough Police Department said. The male flight instructor died in the crash, O’Brien said.
Police and fire officials found the female student conscious and able to make a brief statement. She was airlifted to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
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