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Plane crash near Williams Lake on Saturday


The Williams Lake RCMP were called to a plane crash on Saturday afternoon.

At around 12:45pm on August 22nd, a single-engine Cessna plane experienced engine failure when the pilot was unable to switch fuel tanks successfully.

The pilot glided the plane to an open field, but made contact with a hedge causing the plane to overturn. He sustained minor injuries and was able to free himself from the wreckage. The pilot was the lone occupant of the plane.

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Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department attended the crash and spread foam on the plane and the surrounding to prevent the leaking fuel from igniting.

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