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Colorado mudslide: Aerial footage shows extent of land slip

Aerial footage has been released showing the extent of a massive mudslide in Colorado.

Rescue teams have so far failed to find three men missing after a ridge saturated with rain collapsed, sending mud sliding for three miles (4.8 kilometres).

Clancy Nichols, 51, a county road and bridge employee, his son Danny, 24, and Wes Hawkins, 46, have been missing since Sunday after the ridge gave way.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office said the area was only visible from the safety of a helicopter.

  • 27 May 2014
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