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    AZ - Helicopter crash at Grand Canyon - 3 dead, 4 injured - 10 Feb 2018

    Rescuers try to reach survivors of horrific Grand Canyon helicopter crash as three people are killed and four are injured when tour ends in tragedy


    Three people have been killed and four more injured after a tour helicopter crashed near the Grand Canyon.

    A Eurocopter EC130 crashed in 'unknown circumstances' at around 5.30pm around 60 miles northwest of Peach Springs, Arizona.

    The helicopter had seven people on board when it crashed on the Hualapai Nation reservation.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ter-crash.html

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    Four survivors of Grand Canyon tourist helicopter crash that killed three are finally rescued NINE hours after the tragedy

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz56pJI7bwQ

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    Four survivors of Grand Canyon tourist helicopter crash that killed three are finally rescued NINE hours after the tragedy

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz56pJI7bwQ
    From your link:

    "Authorities said the four were level one trauma patients, meaning they had critical, life-threatening injuries."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jax49 View Post
    From your link:

    "Authorities said the four were level one trauma patients, meaning they had critical, life-threatening injuries."
    Praying for the survivors. My son and grandson took a helicopter tour of the canyon a while back. Makes a body thankful it wasn't them and yet, it was other peoples' loved ones. So sad.
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    Witness describes seeing survivor walk out of flames from Grand Canyon helicopter crash that killed 3


    http://abcnews.go.com/US/dead-injure...ry?id=52992784

    As investigators tried to figure out what caused the crash of the Papillon aerial-touring company helicopter -- which was carrying a pilot and six tourists from the United Kingdom -- a witness described to ABC News watching in disbelief as one of the survivors walked out of the flames.

    Witness Lionel Douglass, who was attending a wedding on a bluff about 1,000 yards away from where the helicopter crashed and exploded, said the scene reminded him of the biblical story of when Jesus rescued Shadrack, Meshack and Abednego from a fiery furnace they were cast into by King Nebuchadnezzar.
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    Family IDs British tourists killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/n...212-story.html

    "Three British people who died in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon were in the American Southwest to celebrate one of their birthdays, a trip they had been looking forward to for a long time, family and friends said.

    They were identified early Monday as veterinary receptionist Becky Dobson, 27; her boyfriend, Stuart Hill, 30; and his brother, Jason Hill, 32. Dobson's father, Peter Dobson, told Britain's Press Association news agency that the three were staying in Las Vegas for a long weekend."

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    oh no
    so sad
    that helicopter tour is something I've long wanted to do as well

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    I've seen a report that suggests the helicopter shouldn't have taken off due to the strong winds in the area. The winds were strong enough to hamper the rescue efforts so maybe there's something in the claim.

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    'Inhuman screams echoed throughout the canyon': Witnesses describe seeing helicopter hit cliff then crash, killing three Britons, before survivors stumbled from wreckage in front of wedding party

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz56zTtSQB5

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    This is a horrific tragedy. I canít imagine surviving this and then having to wait nine agonising hours more to be rescued. Hopefully a review is done to try and learn from this horrendous event.

    I hate helicopters if something goes terribly wrong you donít have a great chance of survival.
    Two innocent teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German were murdered just over a year ago in Delphi, Indiana. If you know who the man who could be responsible pleasecall the tip line. There is a reward of $250,000 - Tel- 844.459.5786 or email: abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com

    May this be the year there is justice for Abigail and Liberty and William Tyrrell and Jessica Heeringa are found.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    'Inhuman screams echoed throughout the canyon': Witnesses describe seeing helicopter hit cliff then crash, killing three Britons, before survivors stumbled from wreckage in front of wedding party

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz56zTtSQB5
    What an awful way to start your married life.
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