Six people safely accounted for after helicopter crash in Snowdonia, Wales
At about 1.45pm today (Tuesday 9 August 2016) the UK Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC) received a call from a Welsh helimed reporting an incident involving a helicopter west of Mount Snowdon, Wales. The helimed was in the area at the time of the incident and was immediately on scene.
The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopters based at St Athan and Caernarfon were sent to the scene along with, the Llanberis , Ogwen, Aberglaswyn and RAF Valley Mountain Rescue Teams. North Wales Police were also informed.
The incident involved an RAF Griffin Helicopter from RAF Valley, all people on board were uninjured and have been safely accounted for.