Update on boat crash in Skippers Canyon - Queenstown
"Update on boat crash in Skippers Canyon -
Police can now confirm that the boat that
crashed is a commercial jet working in the Skippers
Nine out of the 10 occupants have injuries, some
have serious and some have moderate or minor injuries.
All the injured have been helicoptered to Lakes District
Hospital for treatment.
The Swift Water Rescue Team was on
stand-by, but has been stood-down.
The Transport Accident
Investigation Commission has been notified, along with
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