Reports: Downed helicopter on GA/SC border, FAA says nothing found so far

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. --- Aiken County dispatch confirms says there are reports of a downed helicopter near the Georgia/South Carolina border, at the Savannah River.

Authorities told WRDW that a mayday report went out over the airwaves and was reported by the FAA.

DNR has been contacted and boats are being sent out the river to help in the search.

A helicopter is also being sent up into the air to search for the downed helicopter.

Richmond County deputies are also responding.

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