Plane crash in Tahsis Inlet results in two fatalities

Nootka Sound

2023-06-21 09:24 PDT

File # 2023-384

Nootka Sound RCMP is investigating after a plane crashed in the Tahsis Inlet near Mozino Point on Vancouver Island.

On Tuesday June 20, 2023, at approximately 2:00 pm, the Nootka Sound RCMP were notified of a plane crash in the Tahsis Inlet near Mozino Point. Initial information indicated that the aircraft was occupied by 4 individuals flying from Masset to Tofino.

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre and the Coast Guard responded to the scene. Nootka Sound RCMP also responded by utilizing a police boat.

Unfortunately, the crash resulted in two fatalities.

The RCMP is working alongside the Transportation Safety Board and the BC Coroners Service to determine the cause of this incident.

We are asking anyone with information to contact the Nootka Sound RCMP at 250-283-2227.

Released by:

Cpl. Alex Bérubé
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo St, Victoria, BC V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6110
Cell: 778-836-8153


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