May 25, 2019 10:24 am
Updated: May 25, 2019 1:16 pm

Small plane crash in Lanaudiere, Quebec leaves 2 men dead: Police

ABOVE: Emergency crews responded late Friday night to a small plane crash in the Lanaudiere region of Quebec. Officials say two people died.

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Two people died after a small plane crashed Friday night in Saint-Cuthbert, in the Lanaudiere region northeast of Montreal.

The identity of the two men in the ultra-light aircraft has not yet been confirmed.

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Investigators from the Sûreté du Québec were on the scene Saturday.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada confirmed Saturday it will be conducting its own investigation into the crash.

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Provincial police received a call shortly after 8 p.m. on Friday that a plane had crashed in a field near Grand Sainte Catherine road.

The scene was cordoned off to allow for further investigation.

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