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Eight Injured in Northern Manitoba Plane Crash

September 15, 2015 9:55 PM | News

Transportation-Safety-BoardA plane crash outside the northern Manitoba community of Thompson has sent eight people to hospital with injuries.

The distress call from a Piper PA-31 Navajo operated by Keystone Air came in at around 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Transportation Safety Board says the plane crash-landed about three kilometres from the Thompson airport.

Six passengers and two pilots were on board at the time.

TSB spokesman Chris Krepski says it’s too early to speculate on what caused the crash, saying weather conditions and other factors would be part of the investigation.

No further information is available.

— Staff