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Firefighting plane crashes in Canada

The plane was battling wildfires deep in British Columbia`s interior.

Victoria: A Canadian waterbombing plane battling wildfires deep in British Columbia`s interior crashed on Saturday, search and rescue officials said.
Capt Marguerite Dodds-Lepinski, the public affairs officer at the province`s Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria, said it was believed that the plane had two crew members on board. Their fate is currently unknown.
Dodds-Lepinski says two search-and-rescue aircraft from Vancouver Island are en route to the crash site about 160 miles (260 kilometres) east of Vancouver.

The plane was chartered by the provincial government from Conair in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Bureau Report

From Zee News

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