CTV cameraman dead in chopper crash

CTV cameramen Hugh Haugland and pilot Roger Belanger were killed in a helicopter crash some 240 kilometres northwest of Montreal Wednesday morning.

Haugland, 44, and Belanger, in his 60s, died when the chopper went down while on a flight to shoot wreckage of Tuesday’s tornado at Mont-Laurier, reported The Canadian Press.

“A member of our CTV family was killed in a helicopter crash,” reported CTV‘s Montreal bureau. Haugland, a father of two daughters, is the son of former CTV anchorman Bill Haugland.