Helicopter crash near Stewart

The Coast Guard is involved in a search/rescue mission near Stewart, after reports of the crash of a helicopter registered to Vancouver Island Helicopters.

The helicopter went down near Nelson Glacier shortly before 6 pm on Sunday

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Update: CKNW Radio is reporting that all three passengers aboard the VIH helicopter that crashed in Stewart have perished.

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What a sad month for aviation in Canada.

RIP to those perished in the helicopter accident.