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From the ITV news channelThree die in helicopter crash16.02PM BST, 19 Jul 2003Three people have been killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in a field in Kent.The aircraft came down in Cudham Lane South, at Knockholt, near Sevenoaks, Kent.A Kent Police spokeswoman said there were no survivors on board the helicopter, which had taken off from Biggin Hill airport shortly before it crashed.A spokesman for Biggin Hill Helicopters said the aircraft was hired from them.He said it was due to return later without landing anywhere which implies it was on a sightseeing trip.The spokesman declined to give any further details other than that it was a Hughes 500 helicopter and there were three people on board.The Hughes 500 is designed to carry three passengers and a pilot.Officials from the Air Accidents Investigations Bureau were sent to the scene to help determine the cause of the crash, a Department of Transport spokesman said.Steve.][/divTHERE'S A BIG WAVE COMING!Whats New! United Kingdom Scenery.

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