OPP Update on Downed Aircraft West of Red Lake

Breaking News Update

RED LAKE – On May 29, 2019 at approximately 9:50 am officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Red Lake Detachment received a report of a downed aircraft and forest fire in the area of Domain Lake which is West of Red Lake.

Investigators have determined that both the pilot and the passenger were deceased.

Red Lake officers are being assisted by OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) in cooperation with members of the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services – Forensic Anthropology (OFPS).

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

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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