One person hospitalized after hard landing at Victoria International Airport


The lone occupant of a private helicopter was taken to hospital after a hard landing this afternoon at Victoria International Airport.

The Director Operations & Safety for the ?Victoria Airport Authority Ken Gallant says the incident happened at 12:30 this afternoon and forced the closure of two runways.

Gallant says a pair of commercial flights were cancelled as a result of the crash and several other flights were delayed.

The aircraft, also known as a gyro-copter was cleared and regular service restored by about 2:30 Monday afternoon.

No word at this point on what caused the hard landing or the condition of the pilot.


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