1 dead in plane crash near Brockville, Ont.

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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a crash of an ultralight aircraft near Brockville, Ont. Two people were on board, police say. (CBC - image credit)
Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a crash of an ultralight aircraft near Brockville, Ont. Two people were on board, police say. (CBC - image credit)

The pilot of an ultralight aircraft has died after crashing west of Brockville, Ont., on Saturday morning, Ontario Provincial Police say.

Members of the OPP's Leeds detachment have been sent to the crash site near Lower Oak Leaf Road, south of Upper Beverley Lake.

Two people were aboard the single-engine plane when it went down around 10:45 a.m., according an OPP spokesperson.

A 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, while his passenger was not seriously injured.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has also deployed a team of investigators to the site.

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