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This image provided by Boulder City communications manager Lisa LaPlante shows a Grand Canyon tour helicopter after a Dec. 27, 2022, crash described as a “hard landing” at Boulder City Municipal Airport. Officials say the pilot and six passengers were taken to Las Vegas-area hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening. (Lisa LaPlante/Boulder City via AP)Photo/NPS)

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Four family members from Australia who were injured during a crash-landing of a sightseeing helicopter in Southern Nevada in December have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. seeking more than $400,000 in damages from the tour operator.

By Ken Ritter, Associated Press March 7, 2023
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7 hurt in Grand Canyon tour helicopter hard landing
FAA investigating hard hard landing incident of Las Vegas-based Papillon Grand Canyon helicopter

A Grand Canyon tour helicopter made a hard landing at a Las Vegas-area airport, injuring seven people, officials said Dec. 28.

By Sam Metz, Associated Press January 3, 2023