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Two confirmed dead in Parry Sound area plane crash (updated, photos added)

Police and Transport Canada have concluded their investigation into a plane crash that was witnessed by a passing motorist travelling on Highway 400 on November 9, 2015 shortly after 7:30 p.m.



7:57 p.m. update

The West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Transport Canada Safety Board (TCSB) have concluded their investigation into the plane crash site.

Two bodies have been confirmed to be at the location of the site.

The identities will not be confirmed until a post mortem has been completed at the Chief Coroner’s office in Toronto.

10:30 a.m. update

Transport Canada has deployed investigators to the scene of a plane crash in Seguin Township.

OPP Const. Miles Loach tells BarrieToday that the small sessna aircraft had just taken off from the Parry Sound Municipal Airport when it appears to have been making a turn.

OPP identification officers are at the scene which is in a bush area.

The bodies of two people killed in the crash have not yet been removed from the aircraft. 

Loach said there is no word on when autopies will be performed to confirm the identities of the victims.

Original release from the Ontario Provincial Police:

WEST PARRY SOUND, ON - On November 9, 2015 shortly after 7:30 p.m., members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of an aircraft going down in Seguin Township.

Passing motorist on Highway 400 observed the plane go down and called 911.

OPP, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Seguin Fire responded and located the crash site.

Investigation revealed that the plane had two occupants and confirmed deceased at the scene.

The identities of the two persons have not been confirmed.

OPP members will continue to secure the scene until Transport Canada Safety Board attends and continues the investigation into the crash.