(Nanoose Bay/Wikipedia)

One man was sent to hospital Thursday afternoon after he was involved in a helicopter crash in Nanoose Bay. 

In a press release on Thursday, Nanaimo RCMP advised the public they were on site of a helicopter crash 26 kilometers north of Nanaimo.  

The crash occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the forested area of Nanoose Bay. 

BC Paramedics arrived on scene to transport one adult male to a nearby hospital. 

The man was the sole occupant in the helicopter at the time of the crash. 

His injuries, as well as their severity, are unknown at this time.

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