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Five taken to hospital, two with serious injuries, after plane crash in Red Lake, Ont

June 17, 2024  By The Canadian Press

Transportation Safety Board of Canada says they are deploying two investigators after a float plane crash that injured five people, two seriously, in northwestern Ontario. Signage is pictured outside TSB offices in Ottawa, Monday, May 1, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Five people were injured, two seriously, after a float plane crash in northwestern Ontario.

The Ontario Provincial Police say the plane went down Sunday morning in Red Lake, a municipality about 430 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.

Police say they received a report of a crash shortly before 7 a.m.

They say three people have minor injuries, and all were taken to hospital for treatment.


The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the De Havilland D-H-C-2 Beaver aircraft was operated by Canadian Fly-In Fishing Service.

The board says it will be deploying two investigators to Red Lake to investigate the crash.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 16, 2024.


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