October 1, 2017 - Helicopter down near Campbell River

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October 1, 2017 - Helicopter down near Campbell River

#1 Post by golden hawk » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:47 pm

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Re: October 1, 2017 - Helicopter down near Campbell River

#2 Post by Newguy9901 » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:54 pm

Anyone heard anything at all??
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Re: October 1, 2017 - Helicopter down near Campbell River

#3 Post by Brock_Landers » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:03 pm

The helicopter was an R44. No idea what the cause of the crash was. The female passenger that died was also a helicopter pilot. She was pretty well known and well respected in the industry. I worked with her about 7 years ago.
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#5 Post by meflypretty » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:09 am

She was a good friend and a humble, talented and extremely keen aviator. Sad that our paths will not be crossing again to share stories.
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Re: October 1, 2017 - Helicopter down near Campbell River

#6 Post by golden hawk » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:06 pm

https://globalnews.ca/news/3796195/heli ... ell-river/
Over $20K raised for son of pilot killed in helicopter crash near Campbell River
CKNW
By Emily Lazatin
Reporter CKNW

The victim of a fatal helicopter crash in Campbell River is being remembered as a caring and devoted mother.

“She was an amazing person… her son was her whole life,” said Roger Jamieson.

Jamieson was a friend of Karen Coulter, a 46-year-old woman from Nanaimo who died in a helicopter crash near the Campbell River airport on Oct. 1.

Coulter was a pilot and a single mom who left behind one son.

“She’s so caring and so giving, always happy and always upbeat,” Jamieson said.
A pilot himself, Jamieson has started an online trust fund for Coulter’s son through a GoFundMe page.

“Money isn’t ever going to replace what [her son] lost, but hopefully it gives him some opportunity to pursue his dreams in the future,” said Jamieson.

He said hopefully her son could use it for anything he might need, including an education.

As of Oct. 10, the fund had raised more than $20,000.

Coulter was one of two pilots in the helicopter when it went down, the second pilot survived.


© 2017 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.
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