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Helicopter Crash Update

Helicopter Crash Update


Police yesterday completed their scene examination and victim recovery work at the site where helicopter wreckage was found on Wednesday (21 November) near Humboldt Creek, Fiordland.

The victims' remains will now be formally identified through a forensic process. This could take a number of weeks.

The Civil Aviation Authority will be investigating the cause of the crash.

Police have also now referred the matter to the Coroner.

ENDS


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