FORT NELSON, B.C. – CHEK-TV in Victoria is reporting that Comox’s 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron was called out to help with a small plane crash near Liard River in the Yukon.
The crash happened 20 nautical miles northeast of Liard River in the Yukon, near the B.C. – Yukon Border.
Search and rescue crews were sent out Friday evening and were able to rescue the pilot and stabilize the patient. The patient was then transported to Fort Nelson for further care.
What was supposed to be your average day out doing compliance and enforcement over the long weekend quickly went into full gear as the Fort Nelson BCCOS are called in by the RCMP to assist with the search and rescue of a downed small aircraft last night. pic.twitter.com/oq5qQSvJVy
— BC CO Service (@_BCCOS) May 19, 2018
Rescue crews were dispatched out of Victoria after the Cessna 206’s emergency locator signal was received.