(FORT HOPE, ON) – A North Star Air aircraft has crash landed into the water near Fort Hope.
Around 12:40am is when the Basler BT67 (Turbine DC-3) attempted an emergency return to Fort Hope Airport. The plane ended up in Eabamet Lake.
Both pilots made it to shore safely.
The aircraft was a cargo version of the plane and was empty.
Transport Canada along with the Transportation Safety Board are investigating the situation.
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