Wednesday, December 16, 2009

TVA helicopter down; two injured

A helicopter carrying a TVA journalist made an emergency landing Wednesday morning near the studios of Mel's Cité du Cinéma, off the Bonaventure Expressway in Montreal. The pilot and the journalist,Réjean Léveillé, were injured. The helicopter crashed about 7:45 a.m. alongside the highway, about 600 metres short of a helipad behind Mel's studios. The pilot, Antoine Léger, was able to get out of the downed helicopter on his own. He was taken to a hospital for treatment. Léveillé was initially trapped in the chopper.

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