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No survivors found after seaplane crash north of Port Hardy

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No survivors were found after a Cessna float plane carrying two passengers and a pilot crashed near Strachan Bay, north of Port Hardy on Wednesday.

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BC RCMP spokesman Cpl said the plane was presumed to have sunk. Alex Berbe.

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“The RCMP and the Transportation Safety Board are working together to determine what caused the plane to crash.”

RCMP West Coast Marine Services and the RCMP Dive Team are also working to locate the aircraft.

The Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Victoria was notified of the crash at around 1:20 pm on Wednesday. Two passengers were on their way back to Port He Hardy from a logging camp.

The plane that crashed belonged to an Air Cab, said Joel Eilerzen, president of the Seaplane Company based in Coal Harbour.

“I can’t say much,” he said. “We still don’t know what happened.”

jbell@timescolonist.com


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No survivors found after seaplane crash north of Port Hardy

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