Injured hiker airlifted off Crown Mountain
There was drama in the North Shore Mountains overnight, as rescuers raced to save a badly injured hiker near Crown Mountain, just north of North Vancouver.
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Crews were called to were called out to The Camel shortly before 9 p.m.
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A search-and-rescue helicopter from CFB Comox was dispatched and it airlifted the victim to Vancouver International Airport shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday, where an awaiting ambulance rushed him to hospital.
Five members of North Shore Rescue remained with a second hiker who wasn’t hurt, and the group was to be airlifted off the mountain after first light.
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