Montreal plane crash leaves one dead, another injured: police

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Police say one person was killed and one was taken to a hospital after a plane crash on an island near Old Montreal.

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Police did not give details about the victims, but they say they were the only ones on board the plane that crashed in the city’s Ile Sainte-Hélain area.

There was no immediate word on the damage caused by the accident.


Firefighters and police acted on the news of a plane crashing at 6 pm on Saturday.

Police say the Transportation Safety Board will investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident, including possible causes.

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Pictures from the area show a large cloud of black smoke over a wooded area and emergency teams responding.

The scene of the crash is a popular destination for Montreal residents and visitors to the city, with an amusement park and casino among other attractions.

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