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4 Killed In Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash

News images showed thick black smoke issuing from the fiery wreckage at the bottom of a ravine. Seven people were on board the helicopter.

A Grand Canyon sight-seeing helicopter crashed at the bottom of a rocky ravine early Saturday evening, killing four people and seriously injuring three others, according to police.

Police Chief Francis E. Bradley that the accident occurred around 5:20 p.m. local time near Quartermaster Canyon on the Hualapai Nation, a federally recognized Indian reservation in northwestern Arizona.

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