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Three die in Swiss Alps helicopter crash.

Three die in Swiss Alps helicopter crash.

Authorities in the United States of America have confirmed the tragic death of three individuals following a helicopter crash on the Petit Combin Mountain in the Swiss Alps.

The Wallis Regional Police Force, in a statement issued on Tuesday, disclosed that the B3-type helicopter crashed at a landing site during a heliski drop-off.

The statement stated, “Upon reaching the summit of a mountain peaking at 3,668 meters above sea level, the aircraft inexplicably slid down the northern slope for reasons that the investigation will need to ascertain.”

“Onboard were the pilot, a mountain guide, and his four clients. Their identities have not yet been disclosed.”

“Seven helicopters were dispatched to the scene as part of the rescue operation.”

The police further informed that two injured individuals were promptly treated before being airlifted to a hospital in the Wallis cantonal capital of Sion. Subsequently, a third individual was also rescued.

Tragically, the police revealed that three other occupants of the helicopter were discovered deceased.

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