Lunenburg County District RCMP is currently on scene of a single engine plane crash in Italy Cross.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, Lunenburg County District RCMP, Emergency Health Services (EHS) and the Italy Cross-Middlewood Fire Department learned that a Cessna aircraft had crashed near Italy Cross Rd.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the plane took off from a nearby lake, experienced difficulties and crashed into a heavily-wooded area. The pilot and passenger were able to walk after the crash and were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.
The Transportation and Safety Board has been contacted.
RCMP remain on scene and the investigation is ongoing.
Source: Media Release