The seat of Air Tindi in Yellowknife. (Archive photo)
Chris Reynolds says the plane, which was on skis, crashed in the area of the Diavik diamond mine camp, but that the plane was not carrying any passengers to or from from the camp. He assures that the passengers and crew are being tracked by satellite and that another plane was able to fly over the area and see them.
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We are not sure at the moment if they will have to spend the night, but they are there- down in a shelter near the plane […] The weather is rather bad and there is blowing snow. The winds are very strong up there, so it hampers access to the plane, but we are working on it at the moment.
A quote from Chris Reynolds, President, Air Tindi
Chris Reynolds specifies that he did not see the crash site, and did not give more details information about the crash itself. When the group is reached, they will be repatriated to Yellowknife where those with injuries will be treated.
CBC News has contacted the Department of National Defense and the Joint Rescue Coordination Center for more information.
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