Fatal Occurrence 2011C3593
Identities released of dead pilots in Yellowknife crash
The Canadian Press – September 23, 2011
YELLOWKNIFE — The coroner of the Northwest Territories has released the names of the two people who were killed in a dramatic plane crash on a Yellowknife street.
The pilot was 36-year-old Trevor Jonasson and his 26-year-old co-pilot was Nicole Stacey -- both from Yellowknife.
Arctic Sunwest Charters has suspended flights until Monday as the airline deals with the aftermath of the crash.
Company spokeswoman April Shand says grief counsellors have been called in to help staff and relatives of the crew and passengers.
Two of the more severely injured passengers have been flown to Edmonton for treatment.
Some of those who were on the Twin Otter are employees of a mining company returning from exploration work near Thor Lake.