Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 07/21/2013 8:23 PM | Comments: 0
Manitoba Conservation confirmed a helicopter made an emergency landing into Kississing Lake in northern Manitoba on Sunday. Both the pilot and passenger got out safely, with no injuries.
The chopper tipped nose first into the water in front of a lakeshore home of a Sherridon resident.
The chopper was under contract to the fire program of Manitoba Conservation. Choppers have been working all week combating a forest fire near the area.
An investigation is underway, a Manitoba Conservation spokesman said last night.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Lac Brochet girl mauled to death by dogs
5th case of measles reported in Manitoba
Teenager dies after collision
Battered wife acquitted of second-degree murder
City seeks input on French-language services
City exempts 800 more properties from water charges due to frozen pipes
Man facing sexual assault charges
Solid river ice increases possibility of some flooding
Tories' court challenge to PST hike to begin June 4
Banned hockey parents' appeal delayed a month
'Gentle' man murdered, killer gets life term
Cold today, but weekend looks warmer
Snake spottings in Brandon homes slow down
Early morning fire claims one life
Manitoba broadcasts first court proceeding