Helicopter crashes at Innisfail airport

No one was injured during a helicopter crash at Innisfail Airport on Thursday morning.

No one was injured during a helicopter crash at Innisfail Airport on Thursday morning.

Innisfail RCMP say they were called at 10:39 a.m. when a helicopter fell about six metres during takeoff.

One male and one female, from the Red Deer area, both age 40, were on board the private aircraft.

The flight originated from the Sylvan Lake area and had stopped in Innisfail to refuel.

The cause of the crash is believed to have been mechanical. The RCMP file has been forwarded to Transport Canada.