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Small aircraft crashes in Saguenay, killing sole person on board

Provincial police confirmed that the pilot, a 72-year-old man, was the only one on board when the plane crashed.

Provincial police say 72-year-old pilot was from Chicoutimi

A small Cessna aircraft, similar to the one pictured here, crashed in Saguenay, Que. on Sunday. (Konwicki Marcin/Shutterstock)

A small aircraft crashed in Saguenay, Que. Sunday killing the only person on board.

Quebec provincial police say emergency responders were notified about a Cessna aircraft having difficulty around 11:30 a.m. above the municipality of Saint-Fulgence.

Shortly after, the wreckage of the small plane was found near Rivière Road. The Sûreté du Québec says the pilot, a 72-year-old man from Chicoutimi, was the only person on board.

A Transportation Safety Board  of Canada investigator is examining the crash site.

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