No injuries after small military aircraft crashes in Thunder Bay


Published January 31, 2022 at 5:10 pm

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Officials say no one was injured after a small plane leased by the Royal Canadian Air Force crashed at the airport in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Monday. 

Eric Nordlund, deputy fire chief with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, says the aircraft missed the runway and crashed just before 12:30 p.m.

Nordlund says none of the three people on board were injured. 

The Royal Canadian Air Force says it is investigating what happened with the leased King Air 350 aircraft.

The Thunder Bay Airport says flights in and out may be affected. 

It is encouraging passengers to check flight status at the airport or online as the investigation continues.  

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 31, 2022. 


This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship. 

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