Fatal Plane Crash West of Red Lake

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(RED LAKE, ON) – On May 29, 2019 at approximately 9:50 a.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Red Lake Detachment received a report of a downed aircraft and forest fire in the area of Domain Lake which is West of Red Lake.

Investigators have determined that both the pilot and the passenger were deceased.

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Red Lake officers are being assisted by OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) in cooperation with members of the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services – Forensic Anthropology (OFPS).

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will be investigating the cause of the crash.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Source: OPP

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