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N.B. pilot dies in single engine aircraft crash on private landing strip


SUSSEX, N.B. – The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a 67-year-old man died following a single-engine plane crash in rural New Brunswick.

The RCMP say in a release the man from Kingston, N.B., was killed after his small aircraft went down at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday about five kilometres south of Sussex.

The release says the crash occurred at a private airstrip near Marshall Hill Road in Wards Creek.

The pilot and lone occupant died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Police are describing the plane as “a small personal aircraft owned by the pilot.”

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