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Man Killed in Northern Manitoba Plane Crash

June 21, 2024 4:03 PM | News

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An RCMP patch is seen on the shoulder of an assistant commissioner, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, April 28, 2023. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Manitoba RCMP are investigating after a fatal plane crash on Thursday night north of Minitonas.

Police were called to the scene at around 9:40 p.m. and located a small single engine airplane in a field east of the Lenswood Highway.

The lone occupant, a 53-year-old man from the RM of Minitonas-Bowsman, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has been notified.