3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say
Feb 12, 2018, 00:37
Three people are dead after a helicopter crashed near the Grand Canyon Saturday afternoon, according to Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley.
Three people died when the EC-130 went down at 5:20 p.m. (7:20 p.m. ET) Saturday near Quartermaster Canyon, within the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Nation.
He said winds up to 50 miles per hour and rugged conditions near the crash site were making it hard for rescue crews to reach the victims. The evacuation process was an overnight one and required military assistance from Las Vegas' Nellis Air Force Base.
"We are in the recovery and investigation mode now", Mr Bradley said.
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Gary C. Robb, a lawyer who represented a woman badly burned in a deadly Papillion crash at the Grand Canyon in 2001, told The A.P. that the company had made big improvements since that crash.
The helicopter had been carrying a pilot and six passengers.
Halvorson, at the time a construction company owner, ferried workers and clients via helicopter to his 13.5-mile water pipeline work sites that he ran in the Grand Canyon, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal 2015 company profile.
Federal authorities will investigate.
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Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the Eurocopter EC130 crashed in unknown circumstances and sustained heavy damage.
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Russia's emergencies ministry has confirmed the crash to local to media, although an official statement has not yet been released. Debris and human remains were spread over a radius of a kilometer from the crash site, investigators said.
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