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Seven feared dead in New Zealand helicopter crash

Seven people are feared death after a helicopter crash over the Fox Glacier area on the South Island of New Zealand.

The helicopter crashed over the remote Fox Glacier. Credit: smalljude/Flickr

Authorities say the helicopter crashed around 11am. Rescue helicopters were sent to the scene, but treacherous terrain made conditions difficult.

Police say all passengers are believed to be dead. The nationalities of those on board is not yet known.

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