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First victims of the Hawaii helicopter crash identified, one body still missing – ABC News

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The physique of the seventh particular person aboard the helicopter has no longer been came across.

December 28, 2019, 9: 16 PM

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Authorities have preliminary identifications for the pilot and two passengers that had been aboard a helicopter that crashed this week genuine by a tour of the Kauai’s Nā Pali Wing in Hawaii.

Officials stated the pilot was 69-300 and sixty five days-veteran Paul Matero, of Wailua and two of the tourists, had been 47-300 and sixty five days-veteran Amy Gannon and 13-300 and sixty five days-veteran Jocelyn Gannon, each and each of Wisconsin.

“Four other passengers are believed to be a family from Switzerland, on the other hand, their identities have not but been released at the present,” in preserving with the press start issued on Saturday by the Kauai Police Department.

The physique of one in all the victims from Switzerland has no longer been recovered, officers stated.

All seven had been on a Safari Helicopter Tour on Thursday and remaining considered round 4: 30 p.m. leaving the Waimea Canyon house. The wreckage was came across on Friday afternoon in Kōke’e “reach steep, remote terrain between Miloli‘i Ridge Aspect road and Nu‘alolo Path,” officers stated.

Recovery efforts persevered on Saturday.

Autopsies to positively issue all identities are unexcited pending.


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