7 killed in American plane crash near US/Canada border
The Canadian officials reported that a plane was crashed near the New York border with Lake Ontario. They told the media that seven people lost their lives in the plane crash in Kingston, Ontario. The location of the crash was along Lake Ontario near the border with New York.
According to the CTV, there were three children among the dead in the plane crash on Wednesday. Transportation Safety Board of Canada released the details of the crash. One of the officials of Canada’s Transportation Safety Board said that the crash might occur due to the severity of the weather. The winds were blowing at the speed of 50 Miles Per Hour at the time of the crash, according to the CTV.
Ken Webster, an official of Canada’s Transportation Safety Board, said, “Pilots are always faced with, you know, obtaining the latest weather, looking at the forecast, looking at the weather along with different stations.” He added that the weather from one station varied from the other stations. He said that the main focus of their investigation was to analyze the weather.
Webster said, “So at this point, all we have to go is we know that it was deteriorating to some point.” He said that they would analyze the weather conditions along the route of the aircraft. The investigating team will also analyze the conditions when the aircraft reached the point of crash. Webster said that it was what they needed to do at that point.
The crashed aircraft was an American plane and nobody survived in the crash, according to the CTV. The dead bodies have not been identified as the officials have not released any details about them. The officials said, “There are no survivors.” Canada’s Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash. The initial investigations are based on the assumptions of the crash due to severe weather conditions. The wind speed was 50 MPH at the time of the crash, according to Canadian officials.