Two dead in plane crash near Nakusp, B.C.
Single engine plane with Saskatchewan registration crashed after taking off from Kelowna
A man and a woman have been killed in a small plane crash near Nakusp in B.C.'s Kootenay mountains, according the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
The wreckage was detected in a valley approximately 50 kilometres northeast of Nakusp, near the community of Trout Lake B.C. The plane is believed to have hit the ground at a steep angle.
The registered owner of the aircraft is from Wynyard, Saskatchewan.
The four-seater Rockwell 112B single engine aircraft left Kelowna just before noon on Monday, and was heading to Saskatchewan.
Another aircraft heard a distress signal at 1 p.m. PT.
With files from Farrah Merali