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3 Dead, 4 Injured After Helicopter Crashes In Grand Canyon

It's still not clear what caused the crash.
Posted at 9:26 AM, Feb 11, 2018

Three people are dead and four are injured after a helicopter touring the Grand Canyon crashed Saturday evening.

There were reportedly six passengers and one pilot on the helicopter when it crashed.

Local officials said rescue crews had difficulties getting to the injured because of the area's rugged terrain.

Federal Aviation Administration officials told ABC News the crash was caused by "unknown circumstances." 

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will reportedly investigate the incident. As of Sunday morning, the aerial sightseeing company that owns the helicopter hadn't released a statement.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.