Surveillance Video Shows Convicts Hijack Helicopter in 2013 Prison Break

The newly released surveillance video shows the convicts escape from a Quebec jail.
1:27 | 03/16/16

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It seemed like any other day at saint Jerome prison. Three years ago inmate strolled the sunny courtyard. But that routine was used as part of a plan. In this footage obtained by CTV. Hijacked helicopter arrived throwing down broke two inmates had been waiting for but the movie script escape. Didn't follow the plot. Climbing out of the yard proved impossible. The helicopter forced to land on the prison roof. For more than six minutes unarmed prison guards watched and recorded the convicted felons slowly get away. I'm national security mesh continues on the Couri art. To prevent them from even attempting that it's. Game but those steps were taken less than fifteen months later it happened again three inmates used a helicopter to break out of prison your Quebec city. We're caught two weeks later after hiding out in a luxury Condo in Montreal. The Quebec government commissioned a report in 2014. Recommend prison security improvements. We have responded to some of those recommendations and we aren't suppose that's not responding to popular of these recommendations. But the prison guards union warns the measures don't go far enough blame Ottawa. An athlete union representative Betsy to have wise says the same type of escape could happen tomorrow morning. The saint Jerome fugitives only tasted short lived freedom they were caught just hours later.

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