SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police have released the identities of two people critically injured Wednesday during a crash landing of a helicopter.
The pilot is 27-year-old Edwin Eilbacher of Hillsborough, N.J. His passenger is 44-year-old photographer Julia Armstrong-Robertson of Newark, Del.
Both are in critical condition in the surgical intensive care unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.
The two were aboard a Robinson R22 copter that made a crash landing Wednesday morning about 100 feet behind the Indian Fields Elementary School in South Brunswick. The school was not in session.
Armstrong-Robertson is a freelance photographer and the owner of the Delaware-based Aero-Imaging, Inc. She had hired the helicopter for an aerial photo shoot in Dayton, N.J.
The helicopter is owned by Nassau Helicopters of Princeton.
The FAA is investigating.
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