Date & Time: Dec 10, 2019 at 1802 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-60 Aerostar (Ted Smith 600)
Landing (descent or approach)
Bishop - Nanaimo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While approaching Nanaimo Airport runway 16 by night, the twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located on Gabriola Island, about 11 km north of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all three occupants were killed.