Peter Kiewit Sons Co.

Peter Kiewit Sons Co.

November 18, 2008 21:49 ET

Kiewit Releases Identities of Employees Involved in B.C. Plane Crash

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2008) - Peter Kiewit Sons Co. has now verified that all next of kin notifications have taken place. Consequently the company is now able to release the identities of its employees involved in the plane crash on Thormanby Island, BC this past Sunday. These identities are based solely on the flight manifest and have yet to be verified by the British Columbia Coroner Service (BCCS).

These identities are listed alphabetically with employment title, age, and community of last known address.


Thomas Wilson, Area Business Manager, 35, Ft. Saskatchewan, Alberta


Kyle Adams, Maintenance Engineer, 29, Edmonton, Alberta

Jerry Burns, Equipment Operator, 42, Garibaldi Heights, British Columbia

Ajay Cariappa, Project Engineer, 34, St. Albert, Alberta

Waldemar Klemens, Engineer, 24, Burnaby, British Columbia

Matt Sawchenko, Equipment Operator, 26, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Jerry Burns and Matt Sawchenko were members or the Christian Labour Association of Canada.

Peter Kiewit Sons Co. appreciates the cooperation of the many media outlets that respected previous requests of withholding the publication of these names until such time as next of kin notifications could be assured.

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