The Canadian Press
OTTAWA–Paramedics say one person is dead after two small planes crashed mid-air in Ottawa yesterday morning.
Ottawa police said the collision occurred over the west end of the city just after 10 a.m.
Staff Sgt. Jamie Harper said one plane then crashed into a field while the other managed to land at the Ottawa International Airport.
A spokesman for Ottawa paramedics, Marc-Antoine Deschamps, said one person who was in the plane that crashed in the field was pronounced dead on scene.
Deschamps said no injuries were reported from the other plane.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said the plane at the airport sustained minor damage.
Police noted it is not yet known how many people were aboard each aircraft.