KENORA, Ontario - Two Minnesotans have been seriously injured when their small plane crashed trying to take off in Canada.
Ontario Provincial Police were called about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday about a plane going down in the bush north of Kenora, Ontario.
Authorities say the Cessna 180 was trying to take off from a camp on Trout Lake when it crashed. The pilot - a 78-year-old man - and a 62-year-old woman were hurt. Another passenger, a 44-year-old man, was not injured.
All three are from Cloquet (kloh-kay), Minn. The pilot is being transferred to a hospital in Thunder Bay, Ontario, while the woman is being taken to Duluth, Minn.
The Transport Safety Board will investigate.
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