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Pilot dead following plane crash in downtown Powell River, B.C.

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September 05, 2016 - 1:01 PM

POWELL RIVER, B.C. - The pilot of a small plane is dead after the aircraft crashed in downtown Powell River, B.C.

Cpl. Aubrey Hachey with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says the crash happened near an intersection around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Ambulance crews were able to get to the scene quickly because the crash happened in a central location, and they found the pilot deceased.

The pilot's identity has not been released.

Hachey says the plane was a Piper twin-engine aircraft, and there's no word yet on what caused the crash.

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