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Helicopter crash in Hawaii investigated

Associated Press / November 12, 2011

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A National Transportation Board Safety investigator was due to arrive in Hawaii yesterday to begin probing why a tour helicopter slammed into a ridge on Molokai island, killing the pilot and four tourists on board. The investigation will begin immediately, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer. A preliminary report typically would come within a week or two, but it could be months before the probable cause of the crash is determined.

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