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Helicopter Crashes into Sea in Yorkshire, Police Say

Helicopter Crashes into Sea in Yorkshire, Police Say

A helicopter crashed into the sea near Flamborough in East Yorkshire in the early afternoon today, police have said.

In a statement Humberside police said: “Police, Coast Guard and ambulance service attended the area right away and a search was carried out which resulted in the helicopter being located in the sea off the coast of Flamborough near the light house.

“An area has been cordonend off while the emergency services and coast guard continue their work.

“Members of public and the media are asked to stay away from the area until further notice due to the site being close to dangerous cliff edges and there also being a quantity of what appears to be aviation fuel in the water around the crash site making it potentially unsafe at present.


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