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PostPosted: November 18th, 2019, 10:21 am 
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I only learned of this yesterday and wanted to let others know. I am sure that some here will have flown with Jonathon at Bluewater out of Bissett, Manitoba.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba ... -1.5350426

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/little-grand-rapids-plane-crash-manitoba-1.5350426

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PostPosted: November 18th, 2019, 12:15 pm 
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Eyewitness account:

Angel Compton lives on Little Grand Rapids First Nation and saw the crash while she was having breakfast.

"We were just having coffee and looked out the window and there was a plane and it looked to be making a really strange turn and all of a sudden the wing fell off one side and then it started to go down," she explained.

"I ran to the porch and looked outside and saw it go down behind the trees and then I heard a loud bang.


The wing fell off??? WTF??


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PostPosted: November 18th, 2019, 6:57 pm 
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Very sad. He was our pilot and that was likely the Otter we flew in on when we paddled the Pigeon River this past summer. He seemed like a very decent guy. Our thoughts are with his family.


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