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Video: Moment Canadian gangsters break out of prison in a helicopter in Quebec

This CCTV footage captures the moment three convicted criminals jump on board a helicopter in a jail yard.

The aircraft landed in the jail yard of Orsainville Detention Centre in Quebec, Canada, and helped the three escape in June this year.

However it was not long before the trio were tracked down by officers.

After an international manhunt Denis Lefebvre, Yves Denis, and Serge Pomerleau were caught in a luxury condo in the Old Port district of Montreal.

The CCTV footage was released by a Quebec Superior Court after it was shown this week in court.

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