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Five killed in collision of two small planes over Canada

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 9:02 PM EDT, Sat May 12, 2012
  • Both planes involved were single-engine aircraft
  • Three men, one woman and one male juvenile were killed

(CNN) -- Five people were killed Saturday when two small planes collided in the air northeast of Saskatoon, Canada, officials said.

Both planes involved were single-engine aircraft.

One was en route to La Ronge from Regina with a man and woman aboard, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

The other was traveling to St. Brieux, Saskatchewan, where the crash occurred, from Calgary. Two men and a male juvenile were aboard, police said.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating the crash.

CNN's Stephanie Gallman contributed to this report.