July 4, 2019 10:45 am
Updated: July 5, 2019 4:13 am

TSB investigating after man dies in plane crash near Sussex, N.B.

WATCH: Two officials with the Transportation and Safety Board are investigating a plane crash that left one person dead in Sussex, N.B. Silas Brown has more.


A 67-year-old man from Kingston, N.B., has died after a plane crash near Sussex, N.B.

RCMP say they responded to a report of a plane crash at a private airstrip near Marshal Hill Road in Wards Creek, N.B., at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The pilot and lone occupant of the plane died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

The plane was reportedly a small personal aircraft owned by the pilot.

TSB investigators have arrived at a private airstrip in Sussex, N.B.,

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A team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada arrived on scene Thursday morning.

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The TSB will lead the investigation into the cause of the crash.

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