Four still missing in plane crash

The OPP still is searching for the pilot and three passengers aboard a floatplane that crashed Tuesday while en route to Fawcett Lake, about 135 km (85 miles) north of Sioux Lookout.
Sioux Lookout OPP Cst. Mark Gaudet said the OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit was sent out again Thursday morning after failing to find any of the people on board Wednesday.
“As soon as we find out anything, we’ll notify the public,” he noted.
Police have identified the occupants of the plane. The pilot was Frederick Charles Illsley, 29, of Winnipeg while the passengers were Kenneth Melvin Schremp, 49, of Edgerton, Wis., Eric Dixon of Delaware, Ohio, and Aaron Thomas Rogahn, 26, of Kaukauna, Wis.
Sioux Lookout OPP was notified of the crash yesterday at 6:39 a.m. The plane had crashed in the waters of Fawcett Lake on Tuesday afternoon.
The cause of the crash is still unknown, police said.
The DeHavilland Beaver DHC-2 originated from Pickerel Arms Camps tourist camp (the base camp for which is located near Highway 72, south of Sioux Lookout on Minnitaki Lake).
The OPP dispatched its Emergency Response Team to do a ground search yesterday as well as the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit to search the lake.
The Transportation Safety Board also was notified.