Grand Canyon helicopter crash: Experts say crowded airspace is 'a recipe for disaster'
CLOSE Hualapai Police Chief Francis Bradley gives an update on the Grand Canyon helicopter crash that killed three. Michael Chow/azcentral.com
A day after a tour flight crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others, Helicopter Alley was silent.
Air tours over the Grand Canyon were suspended Sunday as investigators tried to determine the cause of the crash. The quiet was rare in an area that normally rattles under the sound of hundreds of helicopters a day.
Demand for flights over the Grand Canyon has spiked in recent years, transforming empty airspace into a... read more