Update: One man deceased following plane crash in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

December 16, 2022
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 52-year-old man from Switzerland, who was an occupant of a small plane that crashed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Wednesday morning, died at the hospital late that after noon.

The aircraft's other occupant, a 45-year-old woman also from Switzerland, remains in serious condition.

Police can confirm that the personally owned aircraft departed Nashua, New Hampshire earlier this week.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged.

Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP continues to work in consultation with the Transportation Safety Board and the investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.

Background: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2022/plane-crashes-happy-valley-goose-bay-two-occupants-transported-serious-injuries


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