SE OPP investigate plane crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:05 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario.

A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is currently at the scene conducting their investigation. The OPP can confirm that two adults are deceased as a result of the crash. Their identities are being withheld until post mortem examinations are conducted.

Montgomery Road in Hawk Junction remains closed (other than to local traffic) and will remain so for the duration of the TSB investigation. OPP is reminding motorists to please avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing.

Jul 11, 2019 @ 16:45 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario.

Algoma Power also attended to assist with the resulting power outage in the area.

Transport Canada has been contacted and will be attending. The OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FISU) is also assisting with the investigation.

Montgomery Road in Hawk Junction, Ontario, remains closed (other than to local traffic) and will remain so for several hours. OPP is reminding motorists to please avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing.

Jul 11, 2019 @ 13:19 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario.

Montgomery Road is currently closed to allow emergency crews to conduct their investigation and OPP is asking the public to please avoid the area.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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