Missing Hawaii Helicopter Located, Authorities Searching For Survivors | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/28/2019

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Search teams found the missing tour helicopter in a remote area on the island of Kauai. There were seven people on board the helicopter - the pilot and six passengers, two of them reportedly minors - and police say the search for any survivors is ongoing. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews....



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Tonight, in a mountainous region on the island of kauai ii, search teams have located a tour helicopter that had been missing since last night. They found the wreckage in a remote area on the island's west side. Police now say the search for any survivors is ongoing. Seven people were on board the helicopter, one pilot and six passengers, two of them. Reportedly miners officials say they were tour ...
ng the napali coast. Yesterday, their last contact came at 4:40 p. m. as the pilot was leaving a canyon area. They were due back at the airport around 5:30, but never returned battling windy conditions and low visibility. Crews spent hours scouring the tourist destination known for its dramatic cliffs inemerald valleys, the kawaihae fire department says the green and white aircraft. Similar to this one belongs to the tour companies safari helicopters. The company has not yet commented earlier.

This year, three people were killed when another tour helicopter owned by a different company crashed in honolulu and in 2016 a teenager died after this tourist chopper suddenly plummeted into the water near pearl, harbor, now more tragedy following another crash in paradise and jose with us. What now that they found the wreckage? What happens next? Okay, police say more resources are on the way to the crash site, and at this point they are still calling this a search for any possible survivors. So far, the namesof, the pilot and passengers have not been released. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights, and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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