Portage la Prairie RCMP receive report of plane crash

August 3, 2022
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release

On August 2, 2022, at 8:25 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a possible plane crash, located approximately 18 kilometres south-west of Southport.

RCMP and EMS services arrived on scene and located a crop dusting plane that had crashed into a field.

The 54-year-old male pilot, from Morden, was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada was notified and they have deployed to the site.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2022-1083367

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