Two Hawk Air employees identified as plane crash victims
CTV Northern Ontario
Published Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:58AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, July 12, 2019 3:45PM EDT
Hawk Air, a remote fly-in fishing charter located in Wawa, has released some more details on Thursday's fatal plane crash in Hawk Junction.
The company has identified two of its employees as victims in the July 11 crash.
In a Facebook post, it says pilot Adam Hobbs and co-worker Bob Gregorini died in the incident that happened shortly after taking off from Hawk Lake.
Small plane crashed killing two people in Hawk Junction (Wawa-News.com)
A small plane, owned by Hawk Air, crashed just outside of Wawa Thursday morning leaving no survivors.
CTV News has learned that at least two people in the De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane, both men, have been killed, including the pilot.
It happened near a power substation in the small town east of Wawa around 9 am July 11.
Algoma Power attended to assist with the resulting power outage in the area.
Transport Canada has been contacted and will be attending the scene. The OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FISU) is also assisting with the investigation.
Montgomery Road in Hawk Junction, Ontario, remains closed (other than to local traffic) and will remain so for several hours. OPP is reminding motorists to please avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing.
There has been a plane crash in Hawk Junction, a small town just outside of Wawa, three hours north of Sault Ste. Marie.
Ontario Provincial Police are currently on site, but have not released any details.
CTV Northern Ontario's Nicole Di Donato is enroute and will have more information as it becomes available.