April 13, 2015 11:15
RICHMOND, BC, April 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Vancouver Airport Authority was notified that Carson Air Flight 66 departing from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) at 06:43 this morning for Prince George Airport (YXS) has lost contact with NavCanada's Kamloops Flight Information Centre. Carson Air Flight 66 is a cargo flight using a Metro II aircraft with two people on board.
Vancouver Airport Authority is working with its partner agencies including Rescue Coordination Centre who are currently responding.
Operations at YVR are not affected.
No further information is available at this time. As soon as information becomes available, it will be released to the media across the newswire and on YVR's web site www.yvr.ca and Twitter account @yvrairport.
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