A pilot has been sent to hospital after a float plane went down in Comox Lake.
Navy Lt. Melissa Kia with the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre Victoria (JRCC Victoria) said the incident happened at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Courtesy Lee Smith
B.C. Emergency Health Services (EHS) and RCMP were called to the lake. Kia said a JRCC Victoria search and rescue helicopter was ready to go to the area but was not needed after police and EHS arrived at the lake.
The pilot was the only person in the plane. The plane is now submerged.