Three Killed, One Survives Small Plane Crash Near Smithers Landing
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane near Smithers Landing Saturday, which killed three of four people aboard.
The BC Coroners Service says the crash of the Cessna 182 killed the pilot and two passengers -- but a third passenger survived and has been flown to hospital in Vancouver for treatment.
[PHOTO: Cessna 182 -- File Photo]
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre launched a search Saturday, after receiving an emergency locator transmitter signal which indicated a plane was in trouble.
Transportation Safety Board spokeswoman Sophie Wistaff says a team has been sent to the crash site, 50 nautical miles north of Smithers Landing, to investigate.