Five killed in collision of two small planes over Canada

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  • Both planes involved were single-engine aircraft
  • Three men, one woman and one male juvenile were killed

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.