Search Resumes for Plane Wreckage, Pilots
North Vancouver, B.C. – Police have provided an update regarding yesterday’s cargo plane crash in North Vancouver.
“As of last evening, searchers located debris belonging to the missing plane. The area being searched, approximately 5 km north of Mount Seymour, has fresh snow and is steep and treacherous. The main fuselage, cockpit or pilots have not been located,” reads a news release from the North Vancouver RCMP.
Due to improved weather conditions, police say the search has resumed this morning with the help of the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) along with North Shore Search and Rescue (NSSR).
The cause of the crash is still unknown and police now consider the mission a Search and Rescue Operation.
Carson Air Flight 66 departed Vancouver International Airport before 7 am yesterday and quickly lost contact with NavCanada’s Kamloops Flight Information Centre.
The Metro II aircraft with two pilots on board was due to arrive at YXS at 8 am.