Update: Police confirm two fatalities in plane crash

Squamish

2024-05-26 12:01 HAP

Dossier nº 2024-3048

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Squamish RCMP is updating the public that the plane crash that occurred May 24, has been confirmed to be fatal. (Initial media release 2024-05-25)

On May 25, 2024, police were able to access the remote area located South of Squamish on the West side of Howe Sound via air. Once on scene it was confirmed that sadly, the two occupants of the plane did not survive. 

The RCMP is working alongside the Transportation Safety Board and the BC Coroners Service to determine the cause of this incident. The RCMP would like to thank Squamish Search and Rescue, Blackcomb Helicopters and several members of the public who were integral in locating and accessing the site of the crash. 

No additional details will be released at this time.

Diffusé par :

Serg. Vanessa Munn
S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les médias)
District du Lower Mainland
14200, voie Green Timbers, arrêt postal no 1608, Surrey (C.-B.) V3T 6P3
Bureau : 778-290-4885
Cellulaire : 236-330-1949

Courriel : vanessa.munn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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