Salmon Arm emergency crews are responding to a plane crash at the Salmon Arm airport which sent the two elderly occupants to hospital.
Plane crash at salmon arm airport, north end of runway, no report on injuries. Reporter on scene
— Salmon Arm Observer (@SalmonArm) August 27, 2019
At approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, Salmon Arm Fire Department and Salmon Arm Search and Rescue were called to a plane crash at the north end of a runway at the Salmon Arm airport.
Fire crews have left the scene, one ambulance and one air ambulance remain. One of the two elderly occupants of the plane was transported to hospital by ambulance in stable condition, the other was transported by air ambulance in serious condition.
Brad Shirley, fire chief for the Salmon Arm Fire Department says it appears the plane fell a bit short of the runway.