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2 dead in small plane crash near Revelstoke, BC

The crash happened in the Trout Lake area, near Galena Lodge.
The crash happened in the Trout Lake area, near Galena Lodge. Google Maps

UPDATE: The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the two victims are — Lynndon Wayne Delisle, aged 58, and his wife Heather Lynn Delisle, aged 54, both of Wynyard, Saskatchewan. The investigation into their deaths continues. 

Two people have been found dead after a small plane crash near Revelstoke, B.C., on Monday.

Bill Yearwood with the Transportation Safety Board says the plane crashed Monday afternoon and the wreckage was found in the early evening. The crash happened in the Trout Lake area near Galena Lodge.

The two people, a man and a woman, ages 50 and 54 from Saskatchewan, were the only people on board.

Search and Rescue and RCMP had to be helicoptered in to reach the crash site.

The plane, a Rockwell 112-B – single engine, low-wing four-seater aircraft, is registered in Saskatchewan and was flying from Kelowna to Wynyard, Saskatchewan.

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Yearwood says the RCMP is assisting the coroner to recover the bodies. The wreckage will be recovered later.