RCMP confirm plane crash near Happy Valley-Goose Bay airport

A plane crashed near the airport in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Wednesday morning, RCMP confirmed.

Cpl. Jolene Garland says it was a small aircraft that was not a commercial airline flight. Capt. Nicole Morrison of 5 Wing Goose Bay says 444 Combat Support Squadron was activated to support the medical transfer of two passengers of a civilian aircraft that crashed on Department of National Defence property.

“The two passengers have been transferred to the civilian health care centre,” Morrison said in a statement. “5 Wing has secured the crash site in anticipation of the Transportation Safety Board investigation.”

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