One dead, nine injured in Sulawesi helicopter crash

A helicopter crashed in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province yesterday, killing one person on the ground. All eight people on board, including six Chinese nationals and two crew members, were injured. A Xinhua report said the helicopter, which belon
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A helicopter crashed in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province yesterday, killing one person on the ground.

All eight people on board, including six Chinese nationals and two crew members, were injured.

A Xinhua report said the helicopter, which belonged to Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park, was attempting to land at the company's helipad in Morowali regency when it hit two employees on the ground, killing one of them and wounding the other.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'One dead, nine injured in Sulawesi helicopter crash'. Print Edition | Subscribe