Family on “Make A Wish” trip survive helicopter crash

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MAUI (KTVI) – A Belleville, Illinois family on a “Make A Wish” trip to Maui Hawaii, survived a scary helicopter hard landing. The Fraser family, with four teenage girls, ages 13, 15, 17 and 18 were on a Sunshine Helicopter Tour, when the helicopter experienced mechanical trouble and was forced to land an open pasture.

The accident occurred Tuesday morning just before 10 am local time.

No one was injured and family flew back to Kahului Heliport on another company helicopter.

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