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Due to this reason, the plane met with an accident in Canada, 6 people died tragically – India TV Hindi

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Six people have died in a plane crash in Canada. According to the information, on Tuesday, a small plane carrying workers crashed in a mine near Fort Smith in the far north-western region of Canada. There were 6 people in it. All those 6 people died in the accident. The plane was headed towards the Diavik diamond mine of mining company Rio Tinto. According to news agency Reuters report, it suddenly lost contact with air traffic control after taking off near Fort Smith at 8:50 am (local time). It was then found crashed near the Slave River.

Northwestern Air Lease, the aircraft’s registered owner, said it has two types of British Aerospace Jetstream models in its fleet. Both have a capacity of 19 passengers. Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jakob Stosholm said the company was devastated by the accident. “We are working closely with the authorities and will assist in any way we can in their efforts to find out exactly what happened,” Stosholm said. Maxim Klich, a public affairs officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, was quoted by Reuters as saying that three squadrons of the Royal Canadian Air Force were dispatched to the scene for rescue and search operations. Northwest Territories Premier RJ Simpson expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the crash.

Team formed for investigation

According to Reuters, Garth Eggenberger, chief coroner for the Northwest Territories, confirmed the deaths, but said officials would not release further details until family members were notified. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said a team of investigators was sent to the scene to investigate the accident. The team has started investigating the cause of the accident. The incident came a day after his helicopter crashed in neighboring British Columbia, killing three people and injuring four others.

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