Crews find wreckage of missing helicopter in Hawaii


KAUAI (KRON) — Rescue crews found the wreckage of a helicopter missing in Hawaii with seven people on board Friday afternoon.

The chopper was found in a mountainous area of Kauai, the Associated Press reported.

The helicopter company, Safari Helicopters, reported the chopper as missing to the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday night.

The helicopter was touring the Na Pali Coast on Kauai.

Seven people, including children and the pilot, were on board the helicopter.

The aircraft was equipped with a locator, but no signals were received, the Coast Guard said.

The conditions of those on board is unclear at this time.

According to KRON affiliate KHON in Hawaii, the crash site is located in Koke’e near Nu’alolo.

A search is now underway for those on board.

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