Friday, November 08, 2013

Cessna 182P, C-GIMQ: Police identify missing pilot after plane debris found in Georgian Bay area

Police are searching the Georgian Bay shoreline for a male pilot whose small plane went down on a flight from Cornwall to Owen Sound.

Ontario Provincial Police have identified the pilot as 64-year-old Wilfred Oscar Burnside of Owen Sound.

Police are searching an area in Tiny Township where some debris of the Cessna 182 were found late Friday night.

Police hope to continue the search on Sunday with the help of a helicopter if weather permits.

The flight left Cornwall late Thursday afternoon but didn't arrive as expected in Owen Sound.

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