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Comox Valley – Single Engine Airplane Crashes in Residential Neighbourhood

August 2nd, 2009 by admin, Filed under - News

Courtenay, B.C.

Comox Valley RCMP received a call of a small single engine aircraft that crashed into a residential neighbourhood on Falconcrest Drive in Courtenay at approximately 5:00 pm today. (Aug 2nd)

There was one person on board. That person did not survive.

Several witnesses reported debris falling off the plane as it spiralled downward. The plane crashed approximately 20 feet from a residence. No one in that residence was injured.

The Coroner is investigating and RCMP Forensic Identification and the Transportation Safety Board are on scene. We have also received assistance from the neighbouring detachments of Campbell River and Parksville.

The Jodel single engine amateur built aircraft is believed to have come from Surrey.

The name of the deceased will not be released until the next of kin are notified.

At this time it appears that the there was an in-flight structural break-up of that aircraft.

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Plane Crashes in Courtney

August 2nd, 2009 by admin, Filed under - News

Courtenay, BC: Police and the fire department are currently at the scene of a single engine plane crash that occurred at approximately 5 pm today in the area of Falcon Crest Drive in Courtenay. There is no information available at this time about the number of occupants, their condition and the flight plan.

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