photo from Dave Brindle, Powell River Peak
A pilot is dead after his twin engine piper plane crashed in Powell River.
It happened near the Safeway around 11:00am.
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
Spokesperson Bill Yearwood says the deceased pilot was the only occupant on board.
A worker at the Safeway says a tarp is covering the downed plane and police are on scene.
No word on what caused the crash.