Minor injuries after float plane crashes near Bobcaygeon on Friday night

Plane came down near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road on Sturgeon Lake

No one was seriously injured when a small plane crashed near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road at Ancona Point on Sturgeon Lake on August 16, 2019. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes OPP)
No one was seriously injured when a small plane crashed near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road at Ancona Point on Sturgeon Lake on August 16, 2019. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes OPP)

Kawartha Lakes OPP have released a photo of a small plane that crashed around 6:30 p.m. on Friday (August 16) at Ancona Point on Sturgeon Lake, west of Bobcaygeon.

The float plane, carrying a pilot and one passenger, crashed near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road, landing in a ditch.

Both the pilot and passenger were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed for several hours for the investigation and to allow Hydro One to repair wires that the plane took down when it crashed.

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC), Transport Canada, and the Ministry of Environment were all contacted in relation to the incident.

The location of the plane crash on August 16, 2019. (Google Maps)
The location of the plane crash on August 16, 2019. (Google Maps)

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