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Small planes lined up in the Mascouche airport taken in 2012. Early Sept. 3 a small airplane crashed in a Brantford, Ont. killing its sole occupant. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said the aircraft was an “amateur-built” Skybolt. (OLIVIER JEAN FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Small planes lined up in the Mascouche airport taken in 2012. Early Sept. 3 a small airplane crashed in a Brantford, Ont. killing its sole occupant. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said the aircraft was an “amateur-built” Skybolt. (OLIVIER JEAN FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Plane crashes near Brantford, Ont., killing pilot Add to ...

A small airplane has crashed near the Brantford, Ont., airport, killing its only occupant, Ontario Provincial Police said Wednesday.

The aircraft crashed into a parking lot beside York Road just east of the airport, around 11 a.m., OPP Constable Larry Plummer said.

He said there were no other injuries or damage.

The victim was not identified, but the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said the aircraft was an “amateur-built” Skybolt.

The federal agency has sent a team to investigate the crash in the southwestern Ontario city.

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