1 injured in helicopter crash near Nanoose Bay, B.C.

Nanaimo RCMP say one man was injured when a helicopter crashed in the forest near Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island. (CBC - image credit)
Nanaimo RCMP say one man was injured when a helicopter crashed in the forest near Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island. (CBC - image credit)

Nanaimo RCMP say one person suffered unspecified injuries when his helicopter crashed in the forest near Nanoose Bay on eastern Vancouver Island.

The adult male was the sole occupant of the helicopter. He was transported to hospital by B.C. Paramedics.

Police say the crash happened at around 12:30 p.m. PT Thursday.

More information will be released when it becomes available, say police.

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