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Pilot killed in aircraft crash in Hastings Highlands: Bancroft OPP

Bancroft OPP say a person died following an aircraft crash on Oct. 1 in Hastings Highlands. Global News

Officials are investigating a fatal aircraft crash in Hastings Highlands, Ont., on Saturday night.

Bancroft OPP say just before 9 p.m., officers responded to an overdue person flying a small, amateur-built aircraft.

Police say a search of the area located the aircraft and pilot. The pilot was pronounced dead a short time later, OPP said.

Police did not state where exactly the crash occurred.

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On Monday morning, OPP identified the victim as Jason Reynolds, 51, of Hastings Highlands Township.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, involving OPP and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

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