Vancouver Media Outlet Reporting Wreckage Found
Prince George, BC – News1130 out of Vancouver is reporting that ground searchers believe they’ve found parts of a missing twin-engine Cessna that had been en route from Vancouver to Prince George this morning.
The Vancouver radio station is reporting searchers believe they’ve found wreckage, possibly a wing, belonging to the aircraft.
The Carson Air cargo plane, with two pilots on-board, left Vancouver International Airport at 6:43am this morning and was scheduled to land at YXS at 8am. Shortly after take-off, the plane went missing from radar approximately five-kilometres north of Mount Seymour. The photo above is from Flightradar24, a website that provides aircraft flight information, showing the flight path of Carson Air flight 66.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria immediately launched an air search and North Shore Search & Rescue was activated to assist. Two cormorant helicopters and aircraft spent the day re-flying to flight path of the cargo plane. Overcast weather was hampering efforts.
Calls to JRCC and North Vancouver RCMP have not yet been returned.