ORANGE COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Arthur Charych, of Setauket, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday helicopter crash in Orange County.

Charych, 73, died following a helicopter crash near Cornwall Sunday afternoon.


According to reports, Charych was piloting a Robinson R44 Raven helicopter, when the aircraft went down around 2:30 p.m. Sunday near Storm King Mountain in Cornwall.

Charych, who was the sole occupant of the helicopter, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 372,813. The county seat is Goshen. This county was first created in 1683 and reorganized with its present boundaries in 1798- Wikipedia