No injuries in Slate Falls Airways aircraft accident
Tim Brody - Editor
Slate Falls Airways has shared that no one was injured in an accident which took place on the afternoon of March 15, approximately 30 kilometres west of Slate Falls First Nation.
On their Facebook page at 10:45 p.m. on March 15, the business informed that a Slate Falls Air Cessna 206 aircraft with one passenger and one pilot on board were involved in the accident.
“The aircraft made an emergency landing following a mechanical malfunction. We commend the skill demonstrated by our crew in safely landing the airplane without injuries to anyone on board. All passengers and crew are safe, and back in Sioux Lookout,” Slate Falls Airways posted.
“We are in contact with the Transportation Safety Board and Transport Canada during the investigation process,” the business further informed.
“We would like to thank the entire SFA crew, Cat Lake Detachment of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, the Sioux Lookout OPP, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton and the RCAF's 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron for their assistance today,” Slate Falls Airways concluded.