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Couple jumps to safety after float plane hits canoe upon landing in Ontario lake


August 17, 2021
The Canadian Press


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MUSKOKA, Ont. — Police say a couple is unhurt after a float plane hit their canoe on a lake in central Ontario.

Ontario Provincial Police say the pair were out canoeing Sunday on Six Mile Lake in Muskoka around 2:30 p.m. when they had to jump to safety.

The force says a small float plane came in to land in a bay and struck the canoe as it made contact with the water, damaging the boat badly.

Police say others nearby, including the pilot, helped them to safety.

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The OPP say their local marine unit is investigating the incident alongside Transport Canaada.

They say no charges have been laid at this point.

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