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Two killed after float plane crashes in Saskatchewan

June 13, 2013, North Battleford, Sask. - The Transportation Safety Board says a small float plane that crashed in west-central Saskatchewan burst into flames after hitting the ground.

June 13, 2013  By The Canadian Press

The board confirms two people were on the Piper PA-14, which had taken off from a lake near the city of North Battleford, but the board could not comment on their condition.

Ambulance personnel have said two people died in the crash.

RCMP say a pilot and passenger have been identified and their families are being notified of the accident.

City officials say the airport has been shut down and they are asking people to stay away.


The Transportation Safety Board says investigators from Winnipeg will head to the crash site on Friday.


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