New Zealand: Helicopter crashes on Fox Glacier, seven killed
November 21 , 2015
All seven people aboard a helicopter were feared killed when it crashed at Fox Glacier in New Zealand’s South Island on Saturday morning, reports say.
Heavy rain and poor visibility were preventing recovery teams from accessing the site, which is a popular tourist destination. Four rescue helicopters were sent to Fox Glacier, authorities said.
Weather conditions around the crash site have been described as “terrible”. The pilot is believed to be among the victims.