A 60-year old man died in the crash of his plane in Manitoba

News 17 December, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Saturday, 16 December 2017 23:22

    Saturday, 16 December 2017 23:22

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    BALDUR, Manitoba – The aircraft crash was a death, on Friday, in a rural area of Manitoba.

    According to local media reports that cite family members, the victim is the driver, Harold Parsonage, a 60-year old man, resident of Baldur, a locality situated about 100 km south-east of Brandon and a little less than 200 km south-west of Winnipeg.

    According to the royal Canadian mounted police, the man, the sole occupant of his aircraft, was party of Gillam, in northern Manitoba, in the direction of the rural municipality of Argyle, when Baldur is located. It was supposed to land on a private track.

    According to the “Winnipeg Free Press”, it was due to land at around 18: 30 on Friday. However, a few minutes after its estimated time of arrival, all contact with him was lost.

    A search was initiated Friday evening in order to locate it, but to no avail. They resumed Saturday and the camera, a Piper, was found in a wooded area in the middle of the afternoon near the runway of Baldur.

    The death of the driver was pronounced on scene.

    The Office of the transportation safety board of Canada (TSB) has decided to send a team of investigators on the scene of the accident to gather information and evaluate the event.