June 17, 2016 18:40 ET
KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2016) -
June 17, 2016
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
BC Coroners Service
KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after an air crash near 70 Mile House on June 16, 2016.
He was Jonathan Lindsay Blair, aged 42, of Edmonton, Alberta.
Mr. Blair was a passenger in a Piper Cherokee Arrow airplane that was attempting a landing at a private grass airstrip near Green Lake near 70 Mile House at about 11:45 a.m. on June 16, 2016. The plane crashed into a wooded area along the side of the strip during the attempt to land.
The BC Coroners Service, Transportation Safety Board and RCMP continue to investigate this death.
Mr. Blair's family has been notified. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service requests that the media respect their privacy during this difficult time.
Connect with the Province of B.C. at: www.gov.bc.ca/connect
Media Contact:Larry MarzinzikRegional Coroner, Interior RegionBC Coroners Service250 861-7429
See all RSS Newsfeeds