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2 killed in skydiving accident near Gatineau airport

The two men were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash Saturday afternoon, police told Radio-Canada.

Cause of crash under investigation

Gatineau Police Service patrol cars are parked near the scene of a skydiving accident near the city's airport on May 29, 2021. Two men died in the accident, police told Radio-Canada. (Marielle Guimond/Radio-Canada)

Two men are dead following a skydiving accident Saturday near the Gatineau, Que., airport.

Officers were called to the scene of the accident at around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

First responders located the two men in an agricultural area north of the airport. They were declared dead at the scene, Gatineau police told Radio-Canada.

The names of the two men have not been released. Police are continuing to investigate.

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