Located just an hour from Calgary and a short drive from Canmore or Banff, Rockies Heli is one of the premiere helicopter tour companies in Alberta to enjoy. A paraglider who crashed into a mountain near Canmore was rescued by helicopter on Tuesday "One had a successful flight down and the other one, shortly after he took off, part of his wing collapsed and he was basically just. "It is a very sad day for all the staff at Kananaskis Mountain Helicopters, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of our pilot," he said "We have met with all the staff in the company, suspended flight operations for the. The employees of a Kananaskis helicopter tour company are mourning the loss of one of their own Pilot Matthew Goodine died yesterday following a helicopter crash near Loder Peak, east of Canmore suspended flight. Flying Alpine Helicopters operates Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from Canmore and Mount Shark book flights through Assiniboine Lodge Nearest town Canmore is a popular mountain town just south of Banff National Park Its a. All stays are based around the helicopter flight schedules A oneway helicopter ride is $63 a person plus 7 percent tax, from the Mount Shark Heliport, a 45minute drive from Canmore. but Goodine stuck it out and he was realizing his dream to fly helicopters for a living when it all ended tragically March 30 in a crash near Canmore, Alta The 28yearold Goodine died while on a 20minute flight northeast from Canmore to. In BC, knocking on heavens door Roger Laurilla Battle Abbey lodge beckons after a day of skiing in British Columbia The inn shares the neighborhood with Polaris Mountain Battle Abbey lodge beckons after a day of skiing in British. The winter season is also popular, with three major downhill ski resorts Sunshine Village, Mount Norquay and Lake Louise in the park, and the crosscountry paradise of Canmore just where travelers can book helicopter flights or. Passengers of an illfated helicopter Canmore, Alta, at about 1 pm All five were rescued off the mountain hours later and while the four passengers survived, Goodine later died in an ambulance The group were signed on for a 20 minute.