3 Dead In Canada Helicopter Crash


STEWART, British Columbia, Aug. 1 (UPI) — A helicopter crashed in Canada Sunday, killing the pilot and two passengers, police said.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the aircraft, owned by Vancouver Island Helicopter Ltd., went down about 4 p.m. on Nelson Glacier near Stewart in northern British Columbia, the Vancouver Sun reported.

The helicopter was reported to have been on a geological mission when it crashed.

The names of the victims had not been released and the cause of the accident had not been determined, the newspaper said.

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