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One body recovered in French helicopter crash, three still missing

English.news.cn   2013-12-22 07:24:29            

Official of Chinese Embassy in France Li Ping (3rd, L) inspects the site of a helicopter crash in Lugon-et-l'e-du-Carnay, France, Dec. 21, 2013.Rescue teams scoured the Dordogne river in southwestern France after a helicopter carrying three Chinese went down on Friday. (Xinhua/Fabien Cottereau)

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PARIS, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- French emergency services recoverd the body of a 12-year-old boy after a helicopter, with four people on borad, crashed in southeastern France, local media reported on Saturday.

The news channel BFMTV said the former owner of the wine chateau of La Riviere James Gregoire, and Lam Kok, owner of Hong Kong-based hotel group Brilliant, who bought the 65 hectares of wines, were feared dead after more searches have been launched on Saturday.

The body of Kok's son was found late Friday in the wreckage of the helicopter which crashed in the river Dordogne in Gironde, while a Chinese interpreter was still missing, the report added.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.


Helicopter crashes in southeastern France, casualties unknown

PARIS, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- A helicopter with four people on board crashed on Friday in Gironde in southeastern France, local media reported.

According to the reports, the former owner of the wine chateau of La Riviere and a Chinese investor who bought the 65 hectares of wines were among the passengers. Full story

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