- Associated Press - Friday, May 15, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The father of the pilot flying a helicopter that went down in Nepal says U.S. Marine officials have notified the family that the wreckage was found but they haven’t confirmed the identities of any bodies.

Ronald Norgren of Wichita said Friday that “it doesn’t look good.”

His 31-year-old son, Capt. Chris Norgren, was flying a helicopter that disappeared Tuesday while delivering disaster aid to earthquake victims. The helicopter was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers.

Nepalese rescuers found three bodies near the helicopter’s wreckage. Officials said it was unlikely anyone survived the crash.

Norgren says his son loved helping people and he loved to fly. He said his son was doing everything that he loved and lived life to the fullest.


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