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Two hurt in plane crash near Lac du Bonnet

Aircraft crashed near LAc du Bonnet Manitoba on June 11, 2013.
Aircraft crashed near LAc du Bonnet Manitoba on June 11, 2013. Lac du Bonnet RCMP

Two men are in hospital after a small plane crashed in eastern Manitoba Tuesday.

The single-engine float plane took off from the Lac du Bonnet area at about 9 a.m. and crashed in a field a short time later, RCMP said. Mounties say there were advised of the crash by a witness in the area.

There were two men on board; police say they went to hospital with “undetermined injuries”.

According to the Canadian Civil Aircraft Registry, the plane is a Cessna 180 built in 1956. Since 1993 it has been registered to Vernon Guttman of Whiteshell Resources.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has been notified. Police continue to investigate.

Cessna 180 that crashed near Lac du Bonnet on June 11, 2013
Cessna 180 that crashed near Lac du Bonnet on June 11, 2013 Kurt Brownridge
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