14 Jul 2012

Searchers in PNG find helicopter pilots' bodies

8:34 am on 14 July 2012

Searchers in Papua New Guinea have found the bodies of three helicopter pilots who had been missing for a week.

The three, two Australians and a New Zealanders, were flying in the Highlands when their helicopter vanished.

The missing helicopter, which belonged to the company Hevilift, and the three dead crew members were found early Friday afternoon.

Hevilift says the wreckage indicates a crash landing.