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Plane Crash – Minor Injuries

(CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) –On July 24, 2023, shortly after 7:15 p.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services and Centre Wellington Fire responded to a report of an airplane crash at Belwood Lake. 

Investigation revealed that a small Cessna Ultralight conducted an emergency landing on Belwood Lake. On-lookers were able to assist in removing the pilot from the water. The single occupant suffered minor injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene. 

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre and Transport Canada were notified and continue to investigate.  

The Wellington County OPP would like to thank everyone who worked quickly to ensure the safety of those involved in this incident. 

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