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Three British Tourists Killed in Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash

Three British Tourists Killed in Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash

Becky Dobson, 27, Jason Hill, 32, and Stuart Hill, 30, died when the Papillon tour helicopter came down at about 5.20pm on Saturday, the Hualapai Nation Police Department said.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the Eurocopter EC130 aircraft sustained considerable damage.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on 10 February, and we are in close contact with the United States emergency services".

Brenda Halvorson, CEO of Papillon Group told Sun Online: "It is with extreme sadness we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the families involved in this accident". Windy conditions and the rugged terrain made it hard to reach the wreckage.

Bradley said there were four level 1 trauma patients at the scene of the crash near Quartermaster Canyon, within the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Nation.

Photographer Teddy Fujimoto told DailyMail.com he had flown to the Grand Canyon to take wedding pictures when he saw people rushing by.

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According to its website, the Las Vegas-based company flies an estimated 600,000 passengers each year.

Investigators hope to speak to the four survivors as they begin to recover from critical injuries, Stein said.

A general view of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, on February 13, 2017.

Authorities haven't released the names of any of the people involved in the single-vehicle crash, which remains under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Aviation attorney Gary C. Robb said potential factors were winds of 10 miles per hour (16 kph) with gusts of 20 miles per hour (32 kph), pilot error, mechanical failure or pressure within the company to meet the demand for tours.

Then a pilot and five tourists from NY were killed, one woman survived. He said the company has made big improvements since that crash.

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