Saturday, October 21, 2017

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, C-GNOE, Warren Charles Productions Ltd: Accident occurred October 21, 2017 in Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada

SAINT-LAZARE, Que. - Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in a western suburb of Montreal.

Emergency services received a call at about 4:20 p.m. about a Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee that landed in a tree on a private property in Saint-Lazare, Que.

Police say one man was found outside the aircraft suffering from injuries that appeared to be minor.

A firefighter looks at a Cessna that crashed in Saint-Lazare Saturday afternoon.

The other two men were removed from the plane and transported to hospital, where they were said to be in serious condition but conscious.

Quebec provincial police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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A Cessna plane carrying three passengers crashed in a forced landing in the Montérégie region south of Montreal Saturday afternoon, leaving two men seriously injured. 

The plane had left from Saint-Lazare, but it's unclear whether it had just taken off or was at the end of its flight, Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Christine Coulombe said. 

The plane crashed in a wooded area at 4:20 p.m. and when police arrived, one of the passengers was already outside of the aircraft, the SQ said. The two others were trapped inside and sustained serious injuries, but were conscious.

The forced landing took place on a private property in the north east of Saint-Lazare, near Hudson. 

Investigators are on their way to the crash site to determine what happened, the SQ said. 

Original article can be found here ➤

Provincial police said a Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee crashed in St Lazare.

Two of three passengers were rescued, with injuries described as serious.

It happened Saturday afternoon on private property on Chemin St Louis.

Authorities added when police arrived, one passenger was already outside the aircraft with what appeared to be minor injuries, but two men were still stuck inside.

Investigators were called to the scene.  

Original article can be found here ➤

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