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OPP explain Monday plane crash in Puslinch

Pilot crashed while attempting to return to private runway
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A small plane rests on its wing after crash landing at a horse farm in Puslinch on Monday morning. Tony Saxon/GuelphToday file photo

NEWS RELEASE

WELLINGTON COUNTY OPP

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(TOWN OF PUSLINCH, ON) - On June 22, 2020 at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Puslinch Township Fire Services and Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services responded to a report of an airplane crash on the Puslinch-Flamborough Townline.

Investigation revealed that shortly after take-off from a private runway, a small two seater airplane experienced mechanical issues. The pilot attempted to return to the landing strip when the crash occurred. The 63-year-old pilot was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The airplane received moderate damage.

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) was notified about the incident.

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