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Portage la Prairie RCMP receive report of plane crash

A spray plane has crashed
Prairie skies have been busy with these workers spraying crops after a slow wet spring.

On August 2, 2022, at 8:25 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a possible plane crash, located approximately 18 kilometres south-west of Southport.

RCMP and EMS services arrived on scene and located a crop dusting plane that had crashed into a field.

The 54-year-old male pilot, from Morden, was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada was notified and they have deployed to the site.