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Two injured after B.C. helicopter crash

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 05 Mar, 2021 08:20 PM
  • Two injured after B.C. helicopter crash

Two people have been transported to hospital in serious but stable condition after a helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.

B.C. Emergency Health Services says in a statement that they received a call at about 10 a.m. Friday morning for reports of a downed helicopter on the island off the coast of West Vancouver.

Ground paramedics as well as an air ambulance responded to the call.

Emergency Health Services says two patients have been airlifted to hospital.

Capt. Chelsea Dubeau with the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre says a helicopter was initially sent to help in the rescue, before the call was cancelled.

She says the incident has been turned over to the RCMP for investigation and co-ordination.

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