Recovery workers combing the mountains
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Three dead after Mourne Mountains helicopter crash

The bodies of three people from south-east England who died in a helicopter crash in the Mourne Mountains on Saturday have been recovered.

The dead are the pilot and two passengers who were in Northern Ireland for a day of shooting in County Fermanagh.

South Down MP Margaret Ritchie said she was saddened to hear of the crash, and explained the difficult job facing the recovery workers to find out what happened.

  • 24 Oct 2010