Channels
× Select City
×
×
×
News

Plane crashes onto highway in Delta

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g
DH Vancouver Staff Apr 22, 2015 6:41 pm

A small single engine airplane has crashed onto Highway 91 in Delta.

The crash occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m. on the southbound lanes between 72nd Avenue and 64th Avenue. The cause is not known, but there are no reported injuries.

At this time, all southbound lanes are closed and only one northbound lane is open. Police are advising commuters to use alternate routes – it is not known when the road will reopen.

UPDATE: Engine failure caused the pilot to make an emergency crash landing on the highway. The road was reopened at 9 p.m.

Dh newsletter logo

Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks.


D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g
DH Vancouver Staff
Daily Hive is the evolution of Vancity Buzz, established in Vancouver in 2008. In 2016, the publication rebranded and opened newsrooms in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. Send story tips to [email protected]
© 2018 Buzz Connected Media Inc.