NEWS RELEASE · 1st June 2012
Emergency personnel respond to helicopter crash near Terrace
Terrace RCMP, Search and Rescue Technicians from Victoria, and an avalanche technician were able to access the location of this mornings helicopter crash. Three men have been confirmed deceased. The helicopter was based out of Bailey Helicopters, Fort Saint John.
The avalanche technician deemed the area unsafe for emergency crew and everyone was pulled out. The avalanche technician remains on scene for further assessment.
“ The weather is not cooperating. It is snowing and raining. When the avalanche technician has determined the area is safe our emergency personnel will return for further investigation,” says Cst Angela Rabut, media relations officer Terrace Detachment.