7 people killed in plane crash in Ontario


KINGSTON: Seven people were killed in a small plane crashed in the north of Kingston, Ontario, on Wednesday evening, the authorities in Canada said Thursday.

As per the report, it is not clear what caused a plane to crash. The pilot of the plane had communicated with flight officials in Kingston before the crash. All seven people on board were killed and the plane was destroyed.
According to the reports from the New York Times, the wreckage of the plane was found in a heavily wooded area more than three miles north of Kingston, which is between Toronto and Montreal and near the border with America,
Canada's Transportation Safety Board which is investigating the crash said that plane "collided with terrain" during a flight from Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport to Quebec City.
As per the report, the angle of impact was “very steep” and that there had been “deteriorating weather” at the time of the crash.
"We will obtain detailed weather information as the investigation proceeds," Ken Webster, an investigator with the board who is leading the inquiry into the crash, said at a news conference on Thursday.

With inputs from The New York Times
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