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Crash of small, amateur built plane claims two lives in western Labrador


December 6, 2021
The Canadian Press


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WABUSH, N.L. — Police in western Labrador say the crash of a small plane has claimed the lives of two people.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says they received a report Saturday about a downed aircraft in Juniper Lake, near Wabush.

Emergency responders found the aircraft and two deceased individuals at the scene.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the aircraft was a single-engine Murphy Rebel, which the manufacturer describes as an all-aluminum, side by side, high wing, taildragger.

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The board did not release any other details.

The local police force is working with Transport Canada and the province’s chief medical examiner.

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