Light Plane Crash In Haliburton

Lost power on take off

A single engine plane crashed early Saturday afternoon east of Stanhope Airport in Dysart et al. Haliburton Highlands OPP say the plane lost power as the pilot was attempting to take off and crashed into a wooded area just before 2:30. The pilot and a passenger were taken to hospital as a precaution. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.