October 2 2020 5:08pm

Global BC celebrates 60 Years: BCTV helicopter assists in 1985 marine rescue

When a man went overboard from his sailboat in the Georgia Strait in 1985, the BCTV helicopter was there. But it didn’t just capture the news: the pilot was able to help direct rescue crews to the stranded victim. Original airdate: June 16 & 17, 1985.