By Euro Weekly News Media • 11 February 2018 • 23:18
HELICOPTER CRASH: Three Brits died and three were injured
AUTHORITIES have said that three British people were killed and three others were injured after a helicopter, carrying seven people crashed on Saturday.
It came down in the Grand Canyon West area when at around 5.20pm local time (00.20 am GMT) on Saturday.
A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Authority said the aircraft, described as a Eurocopter EC130 by local media suffered ‘substantial damage.’
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said, “We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on February 10, and we are in close contact with the US emergency services.”
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