Sunday, November 23, 2008

Lone survivor of Pacific Coastal Airlines crash on the Sunshine Coast

Pacific Coast Airlines at Vancouver Terminal South
Photo by Sue Frause

Canada celebrated Thanksgiving last month, but the lone survivor of a Pacific Coastal Airlines crash of a plane chartered by Kiewit from Vancouver to Toba Inlet no doubt has plenty to be grateful for.

Seven died in the crash, the second this year of a Grumman Goose, an amphibious plane that is part of Pacific Coastal's fleet. The airline resumed float plane operations out of Victoria on Nov. 19, 2008.

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