NZer killed in helicopter crash remembered in Vancouver

From Morning Report, 7:48 am on 30 January 2024

A "celebration ceremony" will be held in Vancouver to remember the life of New Zealander Lewis Ainsworth, who died following a helicopter crash in a remote part of Canada last week.

Ainsworth was the president of the New Zealand Mountain Guides Association who was working in a Canada as a heli-ski guide.

The 35-year-old was among four people to die in the crash while three others remain critically injured.

The cause of the crash is still unknown.

Mountain Guides Association acting president Jonathan Gillan spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.