In the Dominican Republic missing helicopter with five tourists

© Fotolia / ju_skzВертолет. Archival photoIn the Dominican Republic missing helicopter with five tourists© Fotolia / ju_skz

The helicopter, on Board of which were five tourists went missing on the North of the Dominican Republic, according to local newspaper Listin Diario.

It is reported that communication with the helicopter taking off from Rio San Juan (province of Maria Trinidad Sanchez), went missing on Thursday around 18.00 (1.00 Friday GMT).

About the nationality of tourists is not reported. On Board the helicopter Eurocopter in addition to them, there was only one pilot.

To search aircraft in the country involved in the search and rescue plan «Pelican».

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