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Tour Helicopter Crash in Nevada

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  • Accident No: DCA12MA020
  • Accident Type: Office of Aviation Safety
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Date: 12/7/2011

The NTSB is investigating the crash of a helicopter on a sight-seeing tour that occurred near Las Vegas on December 7, 2011. Preliminary reports indicate that all five persons on board the helicopter were fatally injured.
Senior Air Safety Investigator Bill English served as Investigator-in-Charge. Member Mark Rosekind served as principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Contact: NTSB Media Relations
Peter Knudson
(202) 314-6100