The helicopter went down Saturday afternoon in the western reaches of the Grand Canyon It was flying tourists to a helipad the crash site Sunday and begin hiking to the scene Monday morning, said Terry Williams, an NTSB. The Grand Canyon lends itself to lengthy hiking and rafting expeditions, but a new tour of the west rim offers all the adventure in just two days, including a ride in a helicopter On Saturday morning, participants will paddle rafts. The Fuller Fire, which was caused by lightning June 29, is currently estimated to be approximately 3,057 acres, based on a helicopter reconnaissance flight conducted late Wednesday afternoon The fire is located on the North Rim of. LAS VEGAS The pilot and five passengers were killed Friday afternoon when a helicopter crashed while returning from a tourist flight over the Grand Canyon A 23yearold The most recent helicopter crash occurred in 1999,. A man fell 400 feet to his death at the Grand Canyon helicopter was able to locate the man approximately 400 feet below the rim Due to terrain, time of day, and safety concerns recovery operations have suspended for the day and will. P otential for debilitating desert coldness was the baseline in preparations to raft the Colorado River through Arizonas Grand Canyon the morning cold usually is offset by the dry comfort of desert sunshine A 50degree afternoon. PHOENIX Authorities say they have accounted for a handful of hikers who were missing after flooding struck a remote part of the Grand Canyon Coconino County village where he was evacuated by helicopter Monday afternoon. She carried walking sticks, so when she slipped and slid on the trail into the Grand Canyon, she didnt go down I was sore and achy and knew she was, too The second morning in the canyon, their friends forged ahead A ranger. Coconino County Sheriffs Office officials said Saturday morning a Search and Rescue team reached the body of a BASE jumper some 1,500 to 2,000 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon A crew was transporting the body Saturday. Havasu Falls is in the Grand Canyon we spent the morning massaging our aching shoulders in mini waterfalls, jumping off rope swings, exploring secret water caves and hearing tales of the Havasupai afterlife In the afternoon, we.