Sundance Helicopters released the following statement Wednesday evening in regards to the helicopter crash at Lake Mead Recreation Area that claimed five lives:
Sundance Helicopters regrets to report that a Sundance helicopter with five people on board went down 16 miles east of Las Vegas at approximately 4:45 this evening. Emergency personnel on the scene reported that there were no survivors. Names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. Sundance is cooperating with the FAA and NTSB in the investigation.