Plane crash potentially deadly Saguenay

Écrasement d'avion potentiellement mortel au Saguenay

A small aircraft type Cessna was involved in a crash, potentially fatal a few minutes after having been seen in difficulty in the sky of Saint-Fulgence, in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.

A first emergency call was made shortly before 11: 30 am, reports of a device that seemed to experience difficulties.

Just a few minutes later, the carcass of the plane was located near the path of the River. A person is seriously injured, without vital signs, was inside the passenger compartment.

“Checks are underway to confirm if other people were on board,” says the Sûreté du Québec by issuing a press release.

The path of the River is closed “for an indefinite period”, adds it.

Investigators of major crimes and of the colleagues of the forensic investigation are in the direction of the wreck. The Office of transportation safety has also been notified of the crash.

More details to come…

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