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Last Updated: Wednesday, 28 May, 2003, 09:41 GMT 10:41 UK
In pictures: Everest helicopter crash
Helicopter approaches Everest Base Camp
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The helicopter was trying to land at Everest Base Camp
Helicopter near Everest Base Camp
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There was no hint of the disaster to come as it flew above a television crew
Helicopter banks
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Suddenly, the helicopter banked sharply as the pilot lost control
Smoke rises following crash
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It plunged into the ground behind a ridge, sending up a pall of smoke
Rescuers around helicopter
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Shocked witnesses were quickly on the scene, pulling the survivors from the wreckage





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