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Two People Perish In Plane Crash

Posted: 2021-09-17 14:55:53 By: thebay

Police have confirmed that two people are dead following a plane crash that occurred yesterday at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Police say they responded to reports of a plane going down near the Sundridge South River Airpark. A search was conducted for the aircraft, which was eventually located several hundred meters into the bush off Airport Road.  

There were two occupants in the aircraft; one was airlifted to hospital by ORNGE and later pronounced dead at hospital while the other occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The Almaguin Highlands Detachment Criminal Investigation Unit of the OPP continues the investigation along with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).  No names have been released.