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.
News from © The Canadian Press, 2016