Updated: Plane crash in Italy Cross

  • <p>A small aircraft has crashed in Italy Cross.</p>

RCMP have confirmed that a plane has crashed into a wooded area in Italy Cross at approximately 12:30 p.m. on August 16.

The pilot and passenger of the Cessna aircraft walked away from the crash and were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the plane took off from a nearby lake, experienced difficulties, and crashed into a heavily wooded area, according to an RCMP release.

Lunenburg County District RCMP, Emergency Health Services and the Middlewood Fire Department attended the scene.

Search and Rescue has dispatched a Cormorant to the site of the crash as well.

The Transportation and Safety Board has been contacted.

RCMP remain on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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