Fifth victim of Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies

Fifth victim of Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies

Fifth victim of Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies

Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) has paid tribute to Ellie Udall, a development manager in its agency network, who has died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.

Following the crash, a Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on February 10, and we are in close contact with the United States emergency services".

Ellie Udall, right, died Sunday after failing to wake up after a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon earlier this month, Her husband, Jonathan, died on Thursday.

Udall and Milward were on their honeymoon, according to a crowdfunding page set up in their names.

The couple were on a sightseeing tour with four other friends before the crash on February 10.

Unlike the more tightly regulated air tours within Grand Canyon National Park, helicopters quickly deposit tourists on the Hualapai reservation and within the canyon for lunches, hikes or pontoon boat rides.

The crash site is about 60 miles west of Peach Springs, Arizona.

"The family are exceedingly grateful for everything done by rescue services and volunteers in the Canyon, and throughout the last two weeks by the exceptional staff at UMC", they added.




"Yesterday Ellie lost her battle to her injuries, the only consolidation I can muster is that she is no longer in pain and is, I hope, with Jon", Chris Tucker wrote.

Tributes have already been left on the Crowdfunding page, which has seen 788 people raise nearly £23,000.

Stuart Hill, 30, died alongside older brother Jason 32, and his girlfriend Becky Dobson, 27.

'The continued support to this page is heartwarming during this tragic time.

The other survivors are the 42-year-old pilot Scott Booth, and Jennifer Barham, 39.

"May we never forget this wonderful couple".

But the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hasn't said what caused the crash.

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