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Helicopter Goes Missing in Grand County

THE GRAND COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WAS CONTINUING TO WORK WITH STATE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS, MONDAY MORNING, SEARCHING FOR A MISSING HELICOPTER.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE AIRCRAFT HAD TWO PEOPLE ABOARD, WHEN IT DEPARTED GREEN RIVER SUNDAY MORNING.

THE PAIR WERE DUE BACK, THAT NIGHT.

OFFICIALS SAY A PUBLIC SAFTETY HELICOPTER FLEW THE AREA -- PAST MIDNIGHT SUNDAY, USING AN INFRARED CAMERA -- BUT CAME UP EMPTY.

THE SEARCH RESUMED, EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

THE MISSING HELICOPTER HAD BEEN DEPLOYED TO SEARCH FOR ELK ANTLER SHEDS.

 

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