One confirmed dead in North Canterbury helicopter crash
One confirmed dead in North Canterbury helicopter
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 -
Police have confirmed that one person is
deceased following a helicopter crash in North Canterbury
The deceased was the pilot and sole occupant
of a Robinson R22 helicopter which crashed just before
9.30am, inland from State Highway 1 near Domett, south of
The helicopter had been spraying in the area, and
the incident was called in to emergency services by the
The pilot was pronounced deceased by
ambulance staff at the scene. No details of the deceased are
available at this stage.
The Civil Aviation Authority has
been notified of the
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