Canada: bodies of crashed helicopter recovered
Aircraft with skiers on board had crashed in the mountains
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police managed to recover only in the last few hours the three bodies of the occupants who were on board an AgustaWestland AW-119 Mk-II "Koala" helicopter (registration C-GSLY) which crashed on January 22nd in the mountains of Skeena Mountains, in Terrace, a popular ski resort in British Columbia, Canada. The bodies were brought back to the valley and are available to investigators.
The helicopter, operated by Skyline Helicopters on behalf of Eliski Northern Escape, was traveling with seven people on board. Three occupants had died at the time of the crash, which occurred around 4.30pm on Monday afternoon, while four others had suffered some injuries and had been transported to hospital. Victoria's Joint Rescue Coordination Center said this in an accident report.
On the topic, see also the article published by AVIONEWS.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency