Helicopter crashes in US State of Arkansas killing 3
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  • 23:10 03 June 2019

Helicopter crashes in US State of Arkansas killing 3

Police found the crashed aircraft some 500 yards (460 metres) south of the festival site on Mulberry Mountain - the area serving as a major venue for music events and outdoor activities, ONA reports quoting sputniknews.

A sightseeing helicopter, Robinson R44,  crashed not far from a site hosting a music festival in Arkansas in the Ozark Mountains killing three people, and injuring at least one, US media reported on Monday citing authorities.

The accident killed the pilot and two passengers after it had taken off from the Backwoods Music Festival on Sunday night.

The injured passenger is in a critical condition and has been hospitalised in Oklahoma.

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