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3 people missing after float plane crash off northern Vancouver Island

RCMP, Transportation Safety Board investigating cause

 

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

 

Debris from two planes that crashed during an airshow at Dallas Executive Airport are shown in Dallas on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

UPDATE: 6 killed after vintage aircraft collide at Dallas air show

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra involved

 

In this handout photo taken from video released by Ostorozhno Novosty, flames and smoke engulf a building after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Yeysk, Russia, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. The Russian military says one of its warplanes crashed in the port of Yeysk on the Sea of Azov after experiencing engine failure. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a Su-34 bomber crashed into a residential area in Yeysk and caused a fire on Monday. (Ostorozhno Novosty via AP)

Russian warplane crashes into Russian city, killing 2, igniting apartment blaze

Su-34 bomber came down in the port city of Yeysk during a training mission, Russia says

In this handout photo taken from video released by Ostorozhno Novosty, flames and smoke engulf a building after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Yeysk, Russia, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. The Russian military says one of its warplanes crashed in the port of Yeysk on the Sea of Azov after experiencing engine failure. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a Su-34 bomber crashed into a residential area in Yeysk and caused a fire on Monday. (Ostorozhno Novosty via AP)
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration team fly over the downtown skyline as part of the Celebration of Light fireworks festival, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The Snowbirds have been cleared for take off after a crash in B.C. last month forced the military’s famed aerobatics team to cancel appearances at several airshows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snowbirds allowed back in the air after probe finds oil filter caused latest crash

Military investigators say crash near Fort St. John caused by an improperly assembled oil filter

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration team fly over the downtown skyline as part of the Celebration of Light fireworks festival, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The Snowbirds have been cleared for take off after a crash in B.C. last month forced the military’s famed aerobatics team to cancel appearances at several airshows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A pair of U.S. Coast Guard vessels searches the area, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, near Freeland, Wash., on Whidbey Island north of Seattle where a chartered float plane crashed the day before. The plane was carrying 10 people and was en route from Friday Harbor, Wash., to Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in floatplane crash

Plane went down Sunday off Whidbey Island, roughly 50 kilometres northwest of downtown Seattle

A pair of U.S. Coast Guard vessels searches the area, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, near Freeland, Wash., on Whidbey Island north of Seattle where a chartered float plane crashed the day before. The plane was carrying 10 people and was en route from Friday Harbor, Wash., to Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
The Snowbirds are the military aerobatics flight demonstration team of the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Submitted photo)

Snowbirds pilot unharmed after crashing aircraft in Northern B.C.

Cause of crash at North Peace Regional Airport under investigation

The Snowbirds are the military aerobatics flight demonstration team of the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Submitted photo)
Small planes are parked side-by-side before taking off from Boundary Bay airport in Delta, B.C., on July 17, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Plane that crashed with B.C. fugitives was overweight, heading for Toronto: Witness

Woman spoke with deceased pilot Abhinav Handa at the Boundary Bay Airport in Delta prior to the trip

Small planes are parked side-by-side before taking off from Boundary Bay airport in Delta, B.C., on July 17, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
An Ontario Provincial Police logo is shown during a news conference in Barrie, Ont., on April 3, 2019. A British Columbia flight instructor alleges the pilot of a plane that crashed in northern Ontario with two wanted men on board had been advertising flight tours on a plane that wasn’t registered for commercial use. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

B.C. pilot involved in Ontario plane crash reported for improper registration: instructor

Small aircraft crashed near Sioux Lookout, Ont. last month, killing 2 wanted men, 2 others

An Ontario Provincial Police logo is shown during a news conference in Barrie, Ont., on April 3, 2019. A British Columbia flight instructor alleges the pilot of a plane that crashed in northern Ontario with two wanted men on board had been advertising flight tours on a plane that wasn’t registered for commercial use. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A small aircraft lies in a field next to the Trans-Canada Highway, within sight of the Springbank airport, after a fatal crash in Cochrane, west of Calgary, Alta., Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

One dead, one critically injured in plane crash west of Calgary: EMS

RCMP said officers were still at the scene and no further details were immediately available

A small aircraft lies in a field next to the Trans-Canada Highway, within sight of the Springbank airport, after a fatal crash in Cochrane, west of Calgary, Alta., Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
FILE - Residents watch as a China Eastern passenger jet prepares to take off on a test flight from the new Beijing Daxing International Airport on Monday, May 13, 2019. State media are reporting a Chinese airliner from China Eastern with 133 people on board crashed in the southern province of Guangxi on Monday, sparking a mountainside fire. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

Chinese airliner crashes with 132 aboard in country’s south

Forest fire visible from space in the country’s worst air disaster in a decade

FILE - Residents watch as a China Eastern passenger jet prepares to take off on a test flight from the new Beijing Daxing International Airport on Monday, May 13, 2019. State media are reporting a Chinese airliner from China Eastern with 133 people on board crashed in the southern province of Guangxi on Monday, sparking a mountainside fire. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
In this screen grab from a body cam video provided by the Los Angeles Police Department, a commuter train crashes with a plane which had just taken off from nearby Whiteman Airport Sunday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Pacoima, Calif. Los Angeles police officers pulled an injured pilot from the wreckage of a small plane that crash landed on railroad tracks just moments before a commuter train smashed into the aircraft over the weekend. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department via AP)

Pilot rescued from wreckage in LA moments before train hits

Stricken plane ended up on a rail crossing in an intersection adjacent to the airport

In this screen grab from a body cam video provided by the Los Angeles Police Department, a commuter train crashes with a plane which had just taken off from nearby Whiteman Airport Sunday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Pacoima, Calif. Los Angeles police officers pulled an injured pilot from the wreckage of a small plane that crash landed on railroad tracks just moments before a commuter train smashed into the aircraft over the weekend. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
A rescue worker searches the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The family members of some of the victims of the Iranian military’s downing of a passenger jet two years ago, along with their legal team, are set to discuss a court decision that awarded millions to them in a news conference Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ebrahim Noroozi
A rescue worker searches the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The family members of some of the victims of the Iranian military’s downing of a passenger jet two years ago, along with their legal team, are set to discuss a court decision that awarded millions to them in a news conference Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ebrahim Noroozi
Fishing boats on the fourth street dock in Tofino sway from side-to-side with the heavy rain and wind after the tsunami warning ends, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Melissa Renwick

First Nations seek safety upgrade for B.C. harbour after pair of floatplane crashes

Second Tofino incident in less than three months sparks call to Transport Canada for improvements

Fishing boats on the fourth street dock in Tofino sway from side-to-side with the heavy rain and wind after the tsunami warning ends, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Melissa Renwick
A Chilliwack resident posted this image of what she thought was a meteor near Mt. Cheam Tuesday (Oct. 19, 2021) right around the time of a reported plane crash in the area. (Katlyn Carter Facebook)

Reports of possible plane crash east of Chilliwack sparks air search over mountains

Search and Rescue was in the area looking for possible downed aircraft Tuesday evening

A Chilliwack resident posted this image of what she thought was a meteor near Mt. Cheam Tuesday (Oct. 19, 2021) right around the time of a reported plane crash in the area. (Katlyn Carter Facebook)
The wing of a small plane can be seen sticking up from a wooded area behind homes in the Haydon Place neighbourhood of Mill Bay. The plane crashed Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021. (Jack Wilke photo)

UPDATED: Father and daughter in Mill Bay plane crash recovering

Witness says plane was seen circling before going down in a residential Mill Bay subdivision

The wing of a small plane can be seen sticking up from a wooded area behind homes in the Haydon Place neighbourhood of Mill Bay. The plane crashed Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021. (Jack Wilke photo)
The pilot of this single-engine propeller plane was unhurt after crash-landing in a Como Road orchard Friday, June 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Plane crash lands into Grand Forks orchard, pilot injured

RCMP have secured the crash site, pending investigation by Transport Canada

The pilot of this single-engine propeller plane was unhurt after crash-landing in a Como Road orchard Friday, June 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10, 2019 (AP/Mulugeta Ayene)

Canada announces new pathway to permanent residency for families of crash victims

The new policy will apply to relatives of anyone who died on board Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 or Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10, 2019 (AP/Mulugeta Ayene)
The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.

Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus

Aircraft hit pavement right in front of school bus

The plane blasted through an airport fence and down a hill, before stopping before a cement barrier on Highway 5A, right in front of a school bus. Photo submitted.
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