Seven killed in Quebec plane crash - police | Reuters

Seven killed in Quebec plane crash - police
| Reuters

MONTREAL A small plane crashed on Tuesday killing all seven people aboard in Canada's Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, off eastern Quebec, according to provincial police.

Six passengers and the pilot were killed in the crash, said Martine Asselin, a spokeswoman for the Surete du Quebec, the provincial police force.

Canada's Transportation Safety Board said it was investigating the crash.

The small chartered plane crashed in bad weather as it approached a local airport in the Iles de la Madeleine, Canadian media reported.

(Reporting by Allison Lampert; Editing by Sandra Maler, Bernard Orr)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

Firstpost is now on WhatsApp. For the latest analysis, commentary and news updates, sign up for our WhatsApp services. Just go to and hit the Subscribe button.

Updated Date: Mar 30, 2016 02:46:53 IST

Also See