The cause of a tourist helicopter Grand Canyon Helicopters of Las Vegas The company called off Saturdays. A veteran Grand Canyon helicopter tours pilot was killed on Sunday when he was moving a chopper at a nearby airport and it tipped over The pilot who worked for a popular tour company at the Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona and. WASHINGTON Those who worked alongside the pilot of a sightseeing helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon said he was nicknamed &8220Kamikaze" for his flying style and was known for giving tourists wild rides over the rim,. A 57yearold Glendale man was transported to the Flagstaff Medical Center with nonlifethreatening injuries following a helicopter crash south of the Grand Canyon on Tuesday 830 am this morning The pilot, identified as Jeff. MEAD, Ariz AP The pilot who died in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona on Sunday worked for a popular tour company The pilot, who has not been identified, was killed after the 2014 Eurocopter. The helicopter, a Frenchmade Aerospatiale, had taken off from Grand Canyon West Airport, near Peach Springs, Ariz, with a pilot and six passengers aboard, Federal Aviation Administration officials said Two of the passengers were. Now he is one of the few helicopter pilots with a special licence allowing him to fly into the Grand Canyon His office is glorious, and his enthusiasm for the job cant be contained "Id have to say, yeah, this is the dream job," he says. Two aircraft are known as Guardian One when theyre up one is a 1973 Jet Ranger that used to be a Grand Canyon. JACKSON On Tuesday, Nicole Ludwigs third contract as the helicopter pilot for Teton County Search and Rescue From teaching Ludwig moved to piloting scenic helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon She said flying over the. LAS VEGAS Federal investigators say pilot error caused a Grand Canyon tour helicopter crash that killed six people and badly hurt a seventh A National Transportation Safety Board report issued Thursday said the probable cause of the.