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Police say two people have died in a plane crash near Squamish, B.C

By Vaseline May26,2024
Police say two people have died in a plane crash near Squamish, B.C

Mounties say two people have died after a plane crash near Squamish, B.C

According to a statement from the RCMP, police were able to gain air access to the remote crash site south of Squamish, on the west side of Howe Sound, on Saturday and confirm that the plane’s two occupants did not survive.

The plane crash was reported on Friday evening after an automatic crash report from a smartphone.

The police statement says investigators are working with the Transportation Safety Board and the BC Coroners Service to determine the cause of the crash.

The statement thanks Squamish Search and Rescue, Blackcomb Helicopters and “several members of the public” for their assistance in locating and reaching the crash site.

Police have not yet released any details about the accident victims.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 26, 2024

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