Missing American tourist found safe in New Zealand
An American tourist who was lost for nine days in New Zealand’s Mt Aspiring National Park was picked up by a passing helicopter on Thursday. The man failed to turn up for a flight to Auckland on Tuesday resulting in an emergency search. He was eventually spotted in forest by a helicopter pilot and flown to the South Island town of Te Anau. Police say the walker was well-equipped but was not carrying an emergency locator beacon.
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