At approx 4:15 p.m. Richmond RCMP received a report of a plane crash near BCIT.
A small passenger plane crashed on the northbound lanes of Russ Baker & struck a car containing two people.
The plane burst into flames upon impact however Richmond Fire Rescue & YVR’s Emergency Response was on scene within moments to extinguish the flames. Seven passengers were on board as well as two crew members.
All parties were transported to hospitals for treatment. The two members of the flight crew are in very critical condition while the others are in serious condition.
- Richmond RCMP is still encouraging witnesses to please call Richmond RCMP at (604)278-1212.