6 of 7 bodies recovered after Hawaii helicopter crash

The NTSB has been on the scene to try to determine what brought the chopper down.
2:12 | 12/29/19

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Next to the helicopter tragedy in Hawaii. Six of seven bodies now recovered. Bad weather putting rescuers on hold. NTSB on the scene looking for clues as to what brought that chopper down. ABC's will Carr is there with more. Reporter: Tonight, as search crews comb this rugged coastline for the last person missing after a tragic tour helicopter crash, the first victims are being identified. 47-year-old Amy Gannon seen with a big smile on her Facebook page, and 13-year-old Jocelyn Gannon from Wisconsin. They set out to take in the majestic hawaiian views from the air when something went tragically wrong. So far, six bodies have been recovered, including 69-year-old Paul Matero, the chief pilot for safari helicopters, and a family of four from Switzerland. The group, touring the Napoli coast, was supposed to fly back at sunset Thursday, but never returned. The area is infamously known for having weather change in a heartbeat, and, you know, it's mountainous, it's elevated, it's close to the cloud line as it is, the temperatures fluctuate tremendously. Reporter: As federal investigators get set to arrive, search crews continue to battle stormy conditions including rain, wind and fog. Safari helicopters runs a fleet of white and green aircraft that take tourists on scenic trips. On its website, the company prides itself on safety. The owner writing, "In this business, we don't cut any corners." This is the latest fatal accident involving tourists in Hawaii this year. Three people were killed in a helicopter crash on oahu. Separately, 11 people were killed after a skydiving accident on a twin-engine plane. And will Carr joining us now. Will, you mentioned there in your report that the company says it takes pride in its safety record. How are they responding to this crash now? Reporter: Well, whit, as you can imagine it's been a jarring experience for the family-owned company. They plan to shut down their operations until January 1st. They say they're going to refund customers their money. Whit. Okay, will Carr, thank you. Turning now to politics, former vice president Joe Biden

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