3 dead, 4 rescued after Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Sunday, 11 February 2018 () PHOENIX (AP) — Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain in a remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people. Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land near Quartermaster Canyon, by the Grand Canyon's West Rim. A witness said he saw flames and black smoke spewing from the crash site, heard explosions and saw victims who were bleeding and badly burned. "It's just horrible," witness Teddy Fujimoto said. "And those victims — she was so badly burned.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized... SeattlePI.com - LifestyleAlso reported by •Seattle Times •FOXNews.com •Deseret News •azcentral.com