Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Two People Dead in Helicopter Crash in Northern New Brunswick

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Two People Dead in Helicopter Crash in Northern New Brunswick

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Two dead in New Brunswick helicopter crash

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CAMPBELLTON, N.B. - The co-owner of the Capitales de Quebec baseball team was one of two people killed in a helicopter crash in northern New Brunswick Sunday afternoon.

The team's Facebook page says Roberto Bissonnette, 35, and the chopper pilot, Frederick Decoste, both died in the crash.

The Facebook post adds that team president, Michel Laplant, was also on board and suffered non life-threatening injuries.

RCMP said the helicopter got tangled in some powerlines in the community of Flatlands, west of Campbellton along the Restigouche River.

They said the aircraft then hit an embankment and eventually ended up in the water.

Police confirmed there were three people aboard, and that two were killed and the third injured, but they didn't release any names. …

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