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Small plane crashes in Grey Highlands, Ont., OPP say

The plane, a Piper PA-12, was travelling west and attempted to land on a grass landing strip when it crashed into a fence and went into a ditch, officers said. Twitter/OPP West

A man has sustained minor injuries after a small plane crashed in Grey Highlands, Ont., on Sunday morning, OPP say.

According to police, the Transport Safety Board of Canada is investigating the crash.

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Grey Bruce OPP attended the scene at Grey Road 13, north of Eugenia, Ont., just before 9 a.m., police say.

The plane, a Piper PA-12, was travelling west and attempted to land on a grass landing strip when it crashed into a fence and went into a ditch, officers add.

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The male pilot was the only occupant in the aircraft and was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, police say.

Anyone with information can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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