Swiss air force grounds Super Puma helicopters after fatal crash

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Posted: Sep 28, 2016 9:18 AM

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss Air Force canceled flights with Airbus Super Puma helicopters after a fatal crash on Wednesday that killed two pilots and injured a crew member, the defense ministry said.

The cause of the crash at the Gotthard Pass in the Alps was still under investigation, Air Force Commander Aldo Schellenberg told a news conference in Bern.

(Reporting by Michael Shields; editing by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi)