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Convicts caught after Quebec helicopter jailbreak

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Two prisoners who staged a daring weekend escape from jail in eastern Canada using a hijacked helicopter have been re-arrested, authorities said Monday. 

A Canadian Forces Sea King helicopter pictured in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on July 4, 2011. Two prisoners who staged a daring weekend escape from jail in eastern Canada using a hijacked helicopter have been re-arrested, authorities said Monday.

The inmates were lifted out of Saint-Jerome prison near Montreal on Sunday by accomplices who had seized a helicopter, forcing its pilot to hover over the jail rooftop while the two were hauled up on a rope ladder.

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