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Helicopter Crash - Mount Alta, Wanaka - Southern

Helicopter Crash - Mount Alta, Wanaka - Southern

At 12.20pm today police were notified of a helicopter crash on Mount Alta near Wanaka.

A local heli ski helicopter with a pilot, ski guide and 5 skiers were on board.

Several of the these people have been injured, but it is not known the extend of those injuries.

Other local helicopters along with the Queenstown and Dunedin rescues helicopters are on scene with medical staff assisting those that have been injured.

No other information is known at this time.

ENDS

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