Saskatchewan pair killed in plane crash north of Nakusp
Two people from Saskatchewan have been killed after a plane crashed in the mountains north of Nakusp.
Nakusp RCMP received a report at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Monday, of a downed airplane in the Trout Lake area near the Galena Lodge after the automatic beacon on the plane notified provincial authorities of an incident..
By the evening, police had confirmed that a Rockwell 112B single engine, low-wing four-seater aircraft with two people on board had crashed in a mountainous area.
The two people, a man and a woman, ages 50 and 54 from Saskatchewan, were the only people on board.
A helicopter was able to reach the area, and confirmed that the two people on the plane had been killed.
The plane was en route to Wynyard, Sask., from Kelowna.
RCMP is assisting the BC Coroner’s Service to recover the bodies.