Crews from 442 Squadron from 19 Wing Comox were called out to help following a plane crash north of Anahim Lake. The call came in Monday morning.

Image courtesy: 19 Wing Comox

Image courtesy: 19 Wing Comox

The Dehavilland Beaver, with five people on board was located 80 kilometres northeast of Anahim Lake.

One person was deceased – the other four were extracted from the crash and transported to hospital.

A Buffalo, Cormorant and five SAR techs were involved, providing support to local search and rescue personnel. No word at this time what caused the crash.