Six people lost their lives in the plane crash.
Four men found theirs.
On a wintry October night in 1984, a Piper Navajo commuter plane bound for remote communities in northern Canada set off into thick cloud and freezing rain. One hour later, the plane smashed headlong into a high ridge of rugged forest.
Of the ten people on board, only four - strangers from wildly different backgrounds - survived the crash: Erik, the young pilot who had never wanted to fly in such bad weather in the first place. Larry, a respected politician and family man. Scott, a rookie cop who, against regulations, had unshackled the prisoner he was escorting to face charges. And Paul: a criminal, and the only one to escape the crash uninjured. The only one capable of keeping the other three alive - should he choose to.
Into the Abyss is an incredible story of tragedy and hope; of four lives changed for ever by the fierce crucible of a deadly night in the wilderness, and by the events that followed.