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Missing crew confirmed dead after helicopter crash

(Xinhua)

15:45, July 23, 2012

KUNMING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers have found a dead body confirmed to be that of a crew member who went missing after a helicopter crash that occurred Saturday in southwest China's Yunnan Province, a local aviation company said Monday.

The body of cabin inspector Dong Chao was found at about 4 p.m. Sunday, a Yunnan General Aviation Company spokesperson said.

The helicopter crashed into the Qingshanzui Reservoir in Chuxiong City at 5:47 p.m. Saturday.

Three people were aboard the helicopter when it crashed. Two of them, captain Zhang Qingpan and another cabin inspector Guo Kaiwen, were injured, which did not threaten their lives, the spokesperson said.

Rescuers have collected pieces of the helicopter wreckage for investigation.

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