Wellington, December 15 New Zealand police announced on the 15th that a helicopter with five people on board crashed on a beach north of Kekula, New Zealand’s South Island, killing two people and seriously injuring three.
New Zealand helicopter crash caused 2 deaths and 3 injuries
New Zealand helicopter crash caused 2 deaths and 3 injuries A police spokesman said that the three injured had been taken to the hospital. The police are working with other emergency services on site and will provide details as soon as possible. According to local media reports, the aircraft was over-commissioned, and the injured included children.
Kekula is a whale-watching resort on New Zealand’s South Island, attracting a large number of tourists every year.
Fiona Faquhar, manager of Kekula Visitor Information Center, told local media that the helicopter did not come from the local operator in Kekula.