Kenora – OPP Update on Small Plane Crash

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KENORA – NEWS – Further updates to the crash of a small plane at Snowshoe Lake.

On Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 1:30 pm CDT the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a plane crash at Snowshoe Lake, approximately 63 kilometres north of Kenora. Due to the remoteness of the crash site, the International Emergency Response Coordination Centre was contacted to assist with determining exact coordinates for emergency responders.

Investigators attended the scene and determined the 65-year-old pilot of the Piper J3 Cub was deceased and the 26-year-old passenger was in critical condition.

Kenora Detachment members along with the Forensic Identification Unit (FIU) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT) assisted with the investigation.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will be investigating the cause of the crash.

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