Small plane crashes on road near Ontario airport; Transportation Safety Board probing

MARKHAM, ONT. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says it is investigating after a two-seat plane made a crash landing on a road near a municipal airport north of Toronto on Monday afternoon.

York Regional Police say two passengers aboard a Slingsby T67C aircraft were accounted for following the crash near Buttonville Municipal Airport in Markham, Ont., at around noon.

Police could not say if anyone was hurt and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

Roads in the area were closed throughout the afternoon but had reopened by 3 p.m.

The TSB says it has deployed its investigators.

It investigates air, marine, pipeline and rail transportation crashes in the country.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 16, 2023.

The Canadian Press