Small plane crashes in Canada's British Columbia, 3 people killed - reports

  06 May 2019    Read: 1438
Small plane crashes in Canada

A pilot and two passengers were killed after a light aircraft crashed near the town of Smithers in the western Canadian province of British Columbia on Saturday, the Global News broadcaster reported, citing the Coroners Service.

Previously, it was reported that one person was killed.

According to the Global News broadcaster, the Cessna 182 plane crashed some 62 miles from Smithers with four people on board. A third passenger was airlifted to hospital.

Canada's Transportation Safety Board is currently determining where the aircraft was heading to and what the purposes of the trip were, the media outlet added on Sunday.


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