On Nov 1, 1928, Van Zandt announced Scenic Airways had purchased 278 acres. PHOENIX An earthen dam weakened by heavy rains broke near the Grand Canyon early today, flooding a tribal town and forcing officials to pluck hundreds of residents and campers from the gorge by helicopter No injuries were. PHOENIX AP Recovery crews hiked into the Grand Canyon on Sunday to reach the remains of a tour helicopter that crashed with seven people aboard, including at least four international tourists Authorities said there were no. Throughout the night, she watched helicopters whirring to stop at the airport after. PHOENIX Reuters Twenty campers stranded by a snowstorm on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon were safely rescued by helicopter on Tuesday, local sheriffs officials said The group, consisting of students and faculty from. PHOENIX The desperate effort this foot while sparing searchers the dangers of going up in a helicopter With its steep cliffs, nearly 2,000 square miles and mesmerizing views, the Grand Canyon can be as dangerous as it is. PHOENIX The desperate effort this week to find "Our historic model was to take the helicopter to look and see," said Grand Canyon chief ranger Matt Vandzura But now, drones can offer "that same close look but without putting any. Some of the helicopter companies even offer smooth water pontoon while Sedona and Flagstaff have lots to offer those driving from Phoenix The Grand Canyon covers 2,000 square miles, so its important to plan just which part of the. Leave Tusayan and travel to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for a scenic jeep tour Accompanied by an informative guide with a wealth of knowledge to. On Nov 1, 1928, Van Zandt announced Scenic Airways had purchased 278 acres.