Peru: Helicopter carrying 13 tourists went missing

Posted on June 10, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Missing

LIMA: A helicopter carrying 11 South Koreans, two Austrians and a Peruvian pilot has gone missing in the mountains of southern Peru, police said on Thursday, as bad weather hampered the rescue mission. The helicopter left the city of Mazuco in the southeastern region of Madre de Dios late on Wednesday and set off across the Andes for the tourist hub of Cusco but never showed up at its destination. Read article

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