UPDATE: Multiple Fatalities In Small Plane Crash: Kingston Police

Kingston Plane Crash - Nov 28, 2019

UPDATE: 10:24am

Police say the plane took off in Markham, Ont. and crashed in a wooded area in Kingston, according to CTV News.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) said the aircraft is a Piper PA-32 that took off from Buttonville Municipal Airport and was headed to Kingston. 

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Kingston Police have confirmed multiple fatalities in a plane crash northwest of the city.

Emergency responders remain at the site of the crash in Kingston, involving a Piper PA-32 aircraft.

Around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kingston Police said the investigation was taking place in the area of Creekford Rd. near Bayridge Dr, west of Gardiners Rd and south of Highway 401.

Police say that officers had located the downed aircraft at around 10 p.m., with officers securing the scene for Transport Canada.

Transportation Safety Board of Canada tells CTV News a team of investigators would be sent out Thursday morning.

The Piper PA-32 is a single-engine, smaller aircraft, with 5 to 6 seat for passengers, and is typically used for private transportation, although it's unclear what this flight was for, or how many passengers were on board. 

OPP East are also on scene assisting Kingston Police with the investigation.

Police say there is no concern for public safety. 

 

 

Story by CTV News Ottawa