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Woman killed in ultralight plane crash in Nova Scotia

Whooping cranes follow an ultralight plane from a field in over a silo in western Winnebago County, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, as they migrate south.

CHRISTINA N. ELBERS/AP

RCMP say a woman is dead after the ultralight plane she was piloting crashed in Nova Scotia's Hants County.

Police say officers were called to the crash site around 1 p.m. Sunday near the Stanley Airport, about 25 kilometres northeast of Windsor, N.S.

They say the pilot and only occupant of the plane was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The Mounties say they're investigating what led to the crash.

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