Plane crashes in Richmond

A plane has crashed in Richmond, near Vancouver International Airport. It appears to be a nine-passenger Beechcraft King Air 100, CTV News reports.

Dark smoke could be seen on No. 2 Road, the scene of the crash, at around 4:15 p.m. today.

Heavy traffic and delays are expected "due to closure on Sea Island," Translink updated. "Take Canada Line to/from ."

While bridges around YVR, including the No. 2 Road Bridge, are closed, the airport and Canada Line are operating as usual, the Vancouver Sun reports.

So far there have been no deaths, but nine people were sent to hospital, according to the CBC. Two crewmembers who were injured are reported to be in critical condition.

 

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