Two people from Ottawa have died following a plane crash in rural Port Hope on Saturday, Aug. 13.
According to a release, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information just before 9 p.m., that a Cherokee Piper aircraft crashed into a field near a private airstrip by Kellogg Road and Massey Road in rural Port Hope, roughly three hours outside of Ottawa.
Members from the Northumberland Detachment of the OPP, along with Fire and Northumberland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene.
Alvin Crosby, 74, and Suzanne Parent, 72, both from Ottawa, were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The OPP has since cleared the scene but the crash remains under investigation by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).