Grand Canyon helicopter crash: Flights resume after five days
Five days after a crash killed three people and injured four others, helicopter tours have resumed flying over the Grand Canyon.
The Federal Aviation Administration had issued a temporary flight restriction over the western portion of the Canyon. The restriction was intended "to provide a safe environment for rescue," according to the agency's website.
But some helicopter tour companies continued taking reservations, hoping the restriction could be lifted early. Less than 24 hours after the crash, Papillon Airways, which operated the fatal flight, was accepting reservations for... read more
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