Several people were sent to the hospital following a rough landing at Boulder City Airport

The Boulder City Fire Department responded late Tuesday afternoon to a tour helicopter crash landing at the Boulder City Airport. The helicopter had just returned from a normal trip to the Grand Canyon.

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According to first responders, one pilot and six passengers were on board.

When the Boulder City Fire Department arrived, they concluded that all seven victims had non-life-threatening injuries. They were sent to Sunrise and St. Rose Dominican hospitals for treatment. According to officials, everyone is expected to recover.

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Henderson Fire Department and Boulder City Police Department also responded to the event.

At this moment, it is uncertain what factors contributed to the crash. As with every aviation mishap, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been alerted and will oversee the inquiry.

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