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Manitoba Plane Crash Kills Two Winkler Men

WINNIPEG, MB — Two Winkler men are dead after a plane crashed to the east of Brunkild, Manitoba.

It departed St. Andrews Airport around 6:30pm Thursday.

RCMP were called once the Winkler-bound flight became overdue.

The Cessna 185 plane wasn’t located until about 1:00am Friday when it was spotted near PR 305.

Police have confirmed weather conditions were poor and visibility was low.

The victims are only being identified by age– a 41-year-old and a 60-year-old.

No other information is available, but police are assisting The Transportation Safety Board with the ongoing investigation.

MyToba News is following this story and will provide updates as they become available.

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News

With files from MyToba’s Kevin Klein

Photo courtesy Google Maps

Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.
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