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Video Shows Tour Helicopter Crashing at Pearl Harbor; Five On Board

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PEARL HARBOR — Five people were aboard a tour helicopter that reportedly crashed into the water near Pearl Harbor Honolulu on Thursday. The people were pulled from the water by good Samaritans, according to Hawaii News Now.

Hawaii News Now reports the crash happened shortly after 10 a.m. local time. A knife was used by the Samaritans to cut the seat belt for a passenger.

A 16-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Two adults, a man and woman, were reported to be in stable condition. The condition of the other two passengers is unclear, but Hawaii News Now reports the injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Video posted to YouTube appears to show the moment the helicopter hit the water.

The Arizona Memorial has been closed for the day as emergency crews respond to the scene.

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