Chopper Crash Near Las Vegas Kills 5

Tourist helicopter crashed into River Mountains surrounding Lake Mead.
0:46 | 12/08/11

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Near Las Vegas -- tourist helicopter crashing into a mountain. On the western side of lake -- some thirty miles from the Las Vegas Strip five people including the pilot had been killed. They were on the sunset tour of the Hoover Dam no rescue crews are being forced to wait until first light this morning to recover the bodies. Because of the remote terrain. Emergency landings. But I don't know what happens. This nature of the park. The chopper was similar to this -- actually used in the promotional video no word. On the cause of the crash the weather mostly clear at the time that the chopper belonging to the same company crashed near the Grand Canyon in 2003. That crash killed seven people and was blamed on pilot error.

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