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Two bodies found after float plane crashes in St. Lawrence River near Quebec City

August 18, 2023  By The Canadian Press

QUEBEC — Two bodies have been found after a float plane crashed on Tuesday in the St. Lawrence River southwest of Quebec City.

Quebec provincial police say divers have located the bodies of a 55-year-old man from Quebec City and a 57-year-old man from Neuville, Que.

They say the bodies were found in the plane, near the south shore of the river.

Police say authorities received a call Tuesday evening about a crash in the water between Neuville and St-Antoine-de-Tilly, Que.


Police officers, firefighters and coast guard members had been deployed to search for the aircraft, with aerial support from the army.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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