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Monday, July 09th 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - 2018-07-09

Posted by: Police Service

UPDATE - Plane Crash - The West Nipissing Police Service, the West Nipissing Fire Service and the Ontario Provincial Police responded to an airplane crash at approximately 12:45 pm today.

Callers advised police that a plane crashed and dark smoke could be seen in the Kipling area of West Nipissing. Emergency crews are on scene to combat the fire and investigate the incident. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has been notified and will be conducting the investigation of the crash.


• Police remain on the scene of the plane crash at this time.

• Police confirm that two people have died in the crash.

• Officers are assisting the coroner with the investigation.

• The Transportation Safety Board is actively investigating the incident.

• The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.

To view the updated official media release please follow the link below.

WNPS Media Release - 2018-07-09 - Download

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