Fatal plane crash near Faro

September 5, 2017
Faro, Yukon

News release

Around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, Faro RCMP received a report of an aircraft crash on Mount Menzie, approximately 50 kilometres north of Faro.

Shortly after, two officers from Faro RCMP departed for the crash site via helicopter. Upon arrival, officers located the pilot of the aircraft deceased at the site. The 31-year-old man was the lone occupant of the plane.

This investigation is being led by the Yukon Coroner's Service with assistance from Faro RCMP and Transport Canada.

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Contact information

Yukon RCMP
Media Relations
867-633-9330
mdiv.communications@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Yukon Coroner's Service
Heather Jones
Acting Chief Coroner for Yukon
Office: 867-667-5317
Cell: 867-332-0807
Heather.Jones@gov.yk.ca

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