The search is ending in southeast B.C. for a small plane with two people on board that disappeared November 25.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria said it has made that decision to suspend the rescue effort at 3:30 p.m. Monday and will hand the case over to the RCMP.
JRCC says Royal Canadian Air Force and Parks Canada aircraft have been in the air for 120 hours and has covered more than 22,000 square kilometres trying to find the single-engine plane.
Police identified 28-year-old pilot Dominic Neron and 31-year-old passenger Ashley Bourgeault as the two people onboard.
They were flying from Penticton to Edmonton on Nov. 25 when the aircraft vanished.
The search was narrowed to an area 18 kilometres outside Revelstoke based on radar information and a signal picked up from the pilot’s phone by a cellphone tower in the region.
With files from the Canadian Press and CBC.