‘Full of life and love:’ GoFundMe campaigns launched for downed pilots

A pair of online fundraising campaigns for two Air Tindi pilots killed in a plane crash near Behchoko last week has raised thousands of dollars in just days. Zach McKillop and Will Hayworth died after the King Air 200 aircraft they were flying went down en route to Whati from Yellowknife. Air Tindi lost contact...
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