SACHIGO LAKE FIRST NATION, Ont. — North Star Air says no one was injured in a Tuesday morning accident involving one of its aircraft near Sachigo Lake, 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay..
The Thunder Bay-based company has not released details about the nature of the incident.
It issued a statement on social media saying it involved a BT-67 cargo plane, and occurred at 9:10 a.m. local time.
There were two crew members but no passengers on board.
North Star Air said it had contacted the Transportation Safety Board and Transport Canada.
A company official could not immediately be reached for comment, but a TSB spokesperson told tbnewswatch/.com the federal agency was still assessing the incident on Tuesday afternoon.
The Basler BT-67 is a modified Douglas DC-3 produced by Basler Turbo Conversions of Oshkosh, Wisc..
It is outfitted with Pratt and Whitney Canada turboprop engines.