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Monday, May 20, 2019, 10:04
At least 1 dead in Hong Kong helicopter crash
By Xinhua
Monday, May 20, 2019, 10:04 By Xinhua

A helicopter has crashed at the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens in Pat Heung. A body has been found at the scene, May 19, 2019. (PHOTO PROVIDED BY HONG KONG POLICE)

HONG KONG - A helicopter crashed at Hong Kong's Kadoorie Farm on Sunday, leaving at least one dead, according to police sources. 

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The crash took place at Lam Kam Road in the New Territories at around 5:30 pm local time, and one body was found at the scene. 

A witness said that the helicopter disintegrated before crashing into a hillside at the back of the farm's office, which was followed by a fire with sounds of explosions, according to local media. 

The farm said its premises would be closed on Monday due to the incident. 

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