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Fri, 21 Jan 2011

Helicopter plunges into the ocean 5km from Whangarei

Marcus Lush speaks to Grant Harper, a Whangarei man who alerted rescuers to the coordinates of a crashed helicopter pilot, and to John Funnell, CEO of Helicopter Services BOP Ltd, about the helicopter rescue in Whangarei yesterday.

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