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Minor Injuries in Dryden Plane Crash

Minor Injuries in Dryden Plane Crash

Created: February 25, 2020 11:10 AM

Ontario Provincial Police say two people suffered minor injuries when a plane carrying eight people crashed in Dryden on Monday afternoon.

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The Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner plane, which was headed for Sioux Lookout, crashed at about 4:14 p.m. during takeoff at the Dryden Regional Airport.  Police say the plane lost control and left the runway.

There were six passengers and two crew members aboard the plane.  Two people were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.  The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating.

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