Thompson RCMP investigate damage to float planes

October 6, 2022
Thompson, Manitoba

News release


photo of damaged plane
Damage to float planes
Float plane
Float Plane

On October 5, 2022, at approximately 2:20 pm, Thompson RCMP were notified of significant damage to two float planes on Assean Lake, on Tataskwayak Cree Nation.

Sometime overnight both planes were shot at with a firearm and had multiple bullet holes.

One plane is owned by the community of Tataskwayak Cree Nation, and the other is privately owned. Due to the damage, both planes will most likely be declared total losses and the value is estimated to be approximately $850,000.00.

If you saw any suspicious activity overnight or have information on this incident please call Thompson RCMP at 204-778-3050, Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at or text "TIPMAN" plus your message to CRIMES (274637).


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2022-1445076

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