The Associated Press, July 21, 2008
Morales had used the Super Puma helicopter on Saturday and was scheduled to fly in it again on Monday, Defense Minister Walker San Miguel told reporters. He said those killed were "people linked to presidential transport."
The cause of the accident has not yet been determined, San Miguel added.
Morales visited a part of
Morales uses two Super Puma helicopters lent by the government of leftist ally
The helicopter took off around 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) on Sunday from
It was not located until dawn on Monday, when a farmer reported the crash in the
San Miguel said officials went to the crash site to investigate and recover the bodies of the crew.