Two men killed in parachute incident near Gatineau Airport

Gatineau Police

Gatineau police say two men were killed in a skydiving accident near the Gatineau Airport this weekend.

Emergency crews responded to a call at the airport on Rue Arthur-Fecteau at approximately 1:35 p.m. Saturday for an incident involving two parachutists.

Police and paramedics located two men in an agriculture area north of the airport. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police told CTV News Ottawa on Sunday that investigators believe it was an accident, but the investigation continues into the circumstances of the accident.

The identities of the victims have not been released.