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Flight crashes near Saskatchewan airport in Canada

By Chi Jingyi (People's Daily)    15:48, December 14, 2017

On the night of December 13 Canadian time, a flight carrying 22 passengers and three crew members crashed shortly after taking off. The plane was found one kilometer away from the Fond-du-Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) news release issued shortly after 8 p.m. CST, several were injured yet no reports of fatalities. "Additional emergency rescue resources are on the way to the scene from the Royal Canadian Air Force and Search and Rescue," reported CBC.

RCMP spokesperson Paul Dederich says that rescue efforts are a priority. The cause of the crash is under investigation by Transport Canada. Investigators are expected to arrive in Sask. airport on December 14.

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