Three people tragically lost their lives in a plane crash in Chilliwack, British Columbia. The incident involved a Piper PA-34 Seneca registered C-GTYH, and all occupants, the pilot and two Indian trainee pilots, perished.

A Piper PA-34-200 Seneca, operated by SkyQuest Aviation, impacted the terrain while on approach to land to Chilliwack Airport. All three occupants sustained fatal injuries in the crash, whose cause remains unknown, prompting an investigation by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

Authorities are notifying the victims’ next of kin, and thankfully, there were no additional injuries or risks to the public.

The incident occurred near a local motel, and emergency services responded promptly to the scene.

@DrSJaishankar @HCI_Ottawa
Dear Jaishankarji,
My friend from India died in this plane crash.
His family is waiting for the body to arrive in India for his last rites.
Could you please let me know how to process his documents and send his body to India?

— Harshvardhan Gaur (@hrshvrdhngaur) October 7, 2023