UPDATE: Two Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Muskoka Airport

Victims identified


OPP have identified the victims of Friday`s small plane crash near Muskoka Airport as 66 year old Ted Dirstein of Bracebridge and 48 year old Allan Metivier of Stratford. Police say the plane crashed into a ditch shortly after take-off. OPP and the Transportation Safety Board have yet to determine the cause of the crash..


The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a small plane crashed late Friday afternoon off Highway 11 near Bracebridge. The aircraft plunged into a ditch near Muskoka Airport around 5pm. Two men, believed to be from Stratford and Bracebridge, died in the crash. Highway 11 between Doe Lake Road in Gravenhurst and Highway 118 in Bracebridge was closed for several hours.

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