RCMP on scene of single-engine plane crash

August 16, 2017
Italy Cross, Nova Scotia

News release

Lunenburg County District RCMP is currently on scene of a single engine plane crash in Italy Cross.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, Lunenburg County District RCMP, Emergency Health Services (EHS) and the Italy Cross-Middlewood Fire Department learned that a Cessna aircraft had crashed near Italy Cross Rd.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the plane took off from a nearby lake, experienced difficulties and crashed into a heavily-wooded area. The pilot and passenger were able to walk after the crash and were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

The Transportation and Safety Board has been contacted.

RCMP remain on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154
dal.hutchinson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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