4 found dead after plane crash discovered near Marathon, Ontario.

A plane was discovered crashed near Marathon, Ont., after concerns were raised about its whereabouts early Saturday morning.

A spokesperson for Canada’s Air Division, part of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), told Global News that two RCAF aircraft – a CC-130H Hercules from Winnipeg-based 435 Squadron and a CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 424 Squadron based at 8 Wing Trenton, Ont. — were sent to search for the missing plane “very early” in the morning.

The crash site was southeast of Sioux Lookout and difficult to access.

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A provincial helicopter assisted in the search, alongside Civil Air Search and Rescue Thunder Bay, according to the spokesperson.

“After heading for the plane’s emergency locator beacon, it turned out that the plane had crashed and, tragically, there were no survivors among the four people on board. the plane,” the spokesperson said.

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There were four people on board the plane. None of them survived.

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