No survivor, as six die in Hawaii helicopter crash

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Six bodies been have recovered and authorities believe there are no survivors after a helicopter carrying seven people crashed on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Wreckage from the crash was located Friday in Kōke’e near Nu’alolo, according to the Kauai Police Department.

Before fog and poor visibility ended recovery efforts Friday, first responders located six bodies, a spokesman for the Kauai Fire Department said during a press conference. The National Transportation Safety Board said Friday it would send three representatives to investigate the fatal crash.

“First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these passengers,” Kaua’i Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami said in a press release. The wreckage was found in a mountainous area of Kauai, authorities said. Two of the passengers are believed to be minors, the Coast Guard said.

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