Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada – October 7, 2023 – Three people, including two Indian trainee pilots, were killed in a plane crash in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, on Saturday, October 7, 2023.
The plane, a Piper PA-34 Seneca, crashed into trees and bushes behind a motel near the Chilliwack Airport shortly after 2 pm PST. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said that the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
The two Indian trainee pilots who died in the crash have been identified as Abhay Gadroo and Yash Vijay Ramugade, both from Mumbai. The third victim has not yet been identified.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is sending investigators to the scene of the crash to collect evidence and determine the cause of the accident.
The Indian government has expressed its condolences to the families of the victims.