NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air) (Prince George) King Air 100 burst into flames yesterday (October 27) after it crash landed while attempting to return to Vancouver International Airport. The King Air crash landed in a street just outside of the airport security fence. The King Air was operating a charter flight to Kelowna when it attempted to return to YVR.
The airline issued the following statement:
“Northern Thunderbird Air would like to confirm that an accident has occurred with one of its aircraft in the vicinity of the Vancouver International Airport. The aircraft involved is a Beechcraft King Air 100 carrying 7 passengers and 2 crew. The flight had departed Vancouver at approximately 3:40 PM on a charter flight to Kelowna, BC. Shortly after departure, the crew advised that they were returning to YVR. All passengers and crew have been transported to hospital and we are awaiting further confirmed information as to their condition.”
Two people in a car were injured when the aircraft slammed into the vehicle.
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