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Reefton chopper pilot named

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 28/03/2017
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The helicopter pilot who died in a crash near Reefton in Buller has been named as Noel Edward Wilson.

The 51-year-old from Reefton was the only person inside the Robinson R22 helicopter, which crashed in hilly and remote ground around 10km north east of Reefton on Monday, police say.

Police have prepared a report for the Coroner with the Transport Accident Investigation Commission also investigating.

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