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Bodies Of Those Killed In Helicopter Crash En Route To Weston Airport Recovered.

: 03/31/2017 - 18:09

*North Wales Police have confirmed that the bodies of the five people who died when their helicopter crashed in Snowdonia in Wales on Wednesday have been recovered.

The five members of the same family died when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed on it's way from Luton to Weston Airport, which straddles the Kildare/Dublin Border.

Police have also confirmed the passengers identities with the families' consent - they are Kevin and Ruth Burke, Donald and Sharon Burke, and Barry Burke.

All are from the greater Milton Keynes area.

In a statement, North Wales Police along with the Coastguard and local Mountain Rescue Teams completed the recovery - after earlier weather conditions hampered search efforts.

*Image: Ruth & Kevin Burke, courtesy The Irish Times

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