New Zealand rescuers reach site where chopper with 7 crashed

November 21, 2015 2:24 AM

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Rescue teams reached a scenic glacier where a helicopter carrying seven people crashed Saturday, but authorities say crevasses and rugged terrain are hampering their efforts.

The extent of any injuries or fatalities to the pilot and six passengers aboard remained unclear.

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