Two killed in plane crash near Nakusp

Wreckage of Rockwell 112B found in a remote area near Galena Lodge

The aircraft crash site is near Trout Lake

Two people died on Monday after a small plane crashed near Trout Lake, northeast of Nakusp, officials said.

The Joint Rescue Communication Centre in Victoria received a report of the crash around 12 p.m. near Galena Bay and dispatched a CC 115 Buffalo aircraft and a Cormorant helicopter from the air force base in Comox.

The crews located the wreckage of the Rockwell 112B plane in a remote area near Galena Lodge with the help of a local helicopter company, the JRCC and RCMP said.

Both passengers were found without vital signs. The were a man and a woman ages 50 and 54 from Saskatchewan, heading from Kelowna to Wynyard, Sask. Police are still notifying next of kin.

Authorities, with the help of local search and rescue technicians, are attempting to recover the bodies today.

 

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