Three feared dead in helicopter crash in Swiss Alps
Three people are feared to have died when a helicopter crashed in the Swiss Alps, police said after calling off the search as night fell Thursday.
Bern police were alerted at 5:45 pm (1545 GMT) Thursday after the helicopter disappeared near Reichenbach in central Switzerland, a police spokesman said.
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"According to initial information, there were three people on board the helicopter, including the pilot," he said.
With the help of a reconnaissance helicopter, rescuers found a fire and some debris in an area very difficult to access.
The search and the police enquiry into the cause of the crash will resume on Friday.
by Kerry Sheridan Â© 2012 AFP
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Source : AFP