PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — A helicopter has crashed north of Prince Rupert, B.C.
An official with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination centre says a call about the crash came in just before six p.m. Sunday.
Three people were aboard the helicopter, but their condition isn't known.
The rescue centre has dispatched a search plane to determine where the crash site may be and if anyone is still alive.
The chopper came down on what's known as the Nelson Glacier, located about 160 kilometres north of Prince Rupert, which is on B.C.'s northern coast.
Emergency services have been called to a glacier near Stewart, B.C., after reports a helicopter has crashed.
A police spokesman said the helicopter is operated by Vancouver Island Helicopters Ltd. The Provincial Emergency Program has been activated and a search helicopter and airplane are on their way.
There are reports of three people onboard. No word on injuries.
Nelson Glacier is near Stewart, B.C., 160-kms north of Prince Rupert.
RCMP say a helicopter has crashed on or near the Nelson Glacier, not far from Stewart, British Columbia.
Stewart is about 160 kilometre's north of Prince Rupert.
Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says the helicopter was carrying a pilot and two passengers.
He says the registered owner is Vancouver Island Helicopter Ltd.
An official with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says a call about the crash came in just before 6pm, Sunday.
A Canadian Coast Guard DH-5 Buffalo search aircraft as well as a Cormorant helicopter has been dispatched to the scene.