Local January 10, 2011 | 8:01 am

Opposition leader’s chopper crashes, no fatalities

SANTO DOMINGO. – The helicopter of the president of Dominican Republic’s main opposition party, PRD, Miguel Vargas crashed Sunday morning and its pilots Osvaldo Perez Féliz and Mario Rivas escaped with no serious injuries.

Vargas provided the information after visiting the victims in the CEDIMAT hospital in Santo Domingo, where they were taken after the crash.

He said he thanked God that their injuries aren’t serious, despite the impact of the accident. The chopper went down 1.5 miles from the airport El Higüero as it was headed to eastern La Romana.

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