Air Tindi Ltd. lost contact with charter flight on the road from Yellowknife to Whati, N.W.T.
There were two pilots on board and no passengers.
Air Force Chairman Air Tindi Al Martin said the contact with King Air 200 was lost when the aircraft was about 24 to 32 miles outside Whata on Wednesday morning somewhere between 9am and 9.30pm.
Martin said that two Air Tindi airplanes were in search of the aircraft. One of the search engines has medical doctors on board.
The community government in Whati is informed if the community has to provide services in any capacity. The nearest relatives of pilots were informed that they had disappeared.
Martin also said that the Traffic Safety and Rescue Committee was also informed.
Royal Canadian Air Force spokesman David Lavallee said the RCMP contacted the aviation force at noon to inform them of the missing plane.
Lavallee said the C-130 Hercules from Winnipeg on the way to help in search. He said members of Canadian Rangers also joined the pursuit, traveling by Whack's motor sledding.
It is -23 ° C with snow in this area to the Environment Canada.