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Pilot, passenger walk away after Langley helicopter crash

Last Updated May 20, 2021 at 8:22 pm PDT

(Photo courtesy Wesley Shaw, ShotBug Press)
Summary

Crews were called to Langley Regional Airport around 5 p.m. for reports of a helicopter crash

Neither the pilot nor the passenger were seriously hurt, a nearby car was damaged

LANGLEY (NEWS 1130) — After a helicopter crashed in Langley Thursday afternoon, the pilot and passenger were able to walk away without serious injuries.

According to the Langley RCMP, the chopper went down almost immediately after taking off at Langley Regional Airport around 5 p.m. When first responders arrived, the found the two people who had been in the helicopter had not been badly hurt.

A nearby car was damaged, as was the helicopter. Mounties say Navigation Canada has taken over the investigation, and will determine the cause of the crash.