Missing plane located in Peterborough County
Officials at the CFB Trenton Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre search for a four-seater airplane that went missing last Monday near Hastings, Ont., on Thursday, May 10, 2012. (Image courtesy of Northumberland News)
Published Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:36PM EDT
Search crews have found a missing plane that was supposed to land at the Buttonville airport Monday night.
OPP confirmed that the small four-seat plane was found in the Ganaraska Forest Thursday, in the southwest corner of Peterborough County.
Police said they are sending an emergency response team to secure the area until the Transportation Safety Board can investigate.
A spokesperson for the Canadian Forces confirmed that the pilot was found dead on the plane.
This ends a multi-day search that involved both military and civilian aircraft.
The plane left St-Mathieu De Beloeil, Que., on Monday night and was supposed to arrive at the Buttonville Airport in Markham, Ont. at 11 p.m.