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NTSB investigating deadly Grand Canyon Crash

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - The Nevada-based company whose tour helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people on board and injuring four others, says it cooperating fully with investigators.
    
Papillon Group CEO Brenda Halvorson said in a statement Sunday that the company is extending its heartfelt sympathy to the families involved in the accident.
    
Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillion Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed around 5:20 p.m. Saturday on the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon.
    
She also says Papillon's top priority is the care and needs of its passengers and staff.
    
Halvorson says the company is cooperating fully with National Transportation Safety Board investigators and local authorities.

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