Helicopter crash kills passenger

One passenger was killed when a rescue helicopter with five on board lost control and plunged into waters off New Taipei City in northern Taiwan yesterday. The helicopter had been monitoring an oil spill from a cargo vessel (in the background) that b
One passenger was killed when a rescue helicopter with five on board lost control and plunged into waters off New Taipei City in northern Taiwan yesterday. The helicopter had been monitoring an oil spill from a cargo vessel (in the background) that became grounded on Thursday.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

One passenger was killed when a rescue helicopter with five on board lost control and plunged into waters off New Taipei City in northern Taiwan yesterday. The helicopter had been monitoring an oil spill from a cargo vessel (in the background) that became grounded on Thursday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 12, 2016, with the headline 'Helicopter crash kills passenger'. Print Edition | Subscribe