Planes collision kills 1, wounds 3 in Canada

By on March 18, 2017


The collision of two small planes in Montreal, Canada, killed one and seriously wounded other three Friday afternoon, according to Canadian media reports. (Photo: Jean-Pierre Bonin/Flickr)
The collision of two small planes in Montreal, Canada, killed one and seriously wounded other three Friday afternoon, according to Canadian media reports. (Photo: Jean-Pierre Bonin/Flickr)

OTTAWA—The collision of two small planes in Montreal, Canada, killed one and seriously wounded other three Friday afternoon, according to Canadian media reports.

The two planes collided over a bustling shopping mall in south shore of Montreal. One of the planes crashed on the roof of one of the stores and the other one on the parking lot.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada announced it was deploying a team of investigators to the site, saying in a statement both planes were Cessna 152 aircraft operated by Cargair, a pilot-training academy based in Longueuil near Montreal.