According to reports from, a small aircraft carrying 9 people broke into several small pieces after crashing into a city street; the plane was about to approach Vancouver’s airport. The accident taking place on Thursday afternoon left all nine people injured while 1 other on ground also received injuries.
One of the Vancouver Coastal Health spokes persons Alyssa Polinsky said on Thursday that a pedestrian and 9 people aboard the said small aircraft, required hospitalization following the accident. Three of the plane passengers received serious injuries, informed authorities at the Vancouver General Hospital and added they were in critical condition.
Three other injury victims were reported in stable condition while remaining three was brought to Richmond General Hospital and according to Alyssa; their injuries were non-life threatening in nature. The pedestrian was sent to hospital since a flying object had hit him hard, informed Alyssa and said no information was available on his condition.
The injuries included burns, fractures and back injuries and some bruise injuries, further conveyed Alyssa while during a media interview in late Thursday hours. She also said that identities of the victims were not immediately released by the authorities. The maximum passenger capacity of the Beech King Air-100 is that accidentally landed in a city street, is 9 people
Large sections of the aircraft would be seen lying in the grassy median after it crashed into the said street that leads to the airport; it was broken in two large pieces after hitting the ground. The emergency crews rushed to extinguish the flames that immediately engulfed the plane and soon they were able to put the fire down. Meanwhile, the plane belonged to operators Northern Thunderbird Air, based in British Columbia.