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.


Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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