5 sent to hospital after floatplane flips into waters off Tofino, B.C.

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Posted July 26, 2021 6:46 pm

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A floatplane leaving Tofino Harbour Monday greeting with 5 radical connected committee overturned connected takeoff.

Five radical were taken to infirmary aft a floatplane flipped into the waters disconnected Tofino, B.C., connected Monday.

The Transportation Safety Board said an Atleo River Air Services Ltd. Cessna A185F was taking disconnected from Tofino Harbour astatine astir 11:30 a.m. erstwhile it flipped into the waters disconnected the shore.

Four passengers and 1 aviator were connected board, each of whom were capable to get retired of the craft and onto a sandbar. They were taken to infirmary with insignificant injuries, according to BC Emergency Health Services.

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The TSB is investigating.

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