Woman stranded on Nelson Island

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Woman stranded on Nelson Island

Heroic efforts were made on Nelson Island Wednesday evening.

One woman is in stable condition after a fall on a rocky beach on a remote part of the island and thanks to the crew and helicopter of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

This after the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria received a call about the woman just after 4 pm Wednesday.

Members of Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue conducted first aid on the woman when they reached the scene.

The woman was transported then to Vancouver International Airport where she has now been transferred to the care of BC Ambulance.

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