Plane crashes in Canada with 9 on board

Authorities say a plane en route from Winnipeg to the remote Arctic territory of Nunavut has crashed with nine people on board.

Updated: Dec 23, 2012, 11:14 AM IST

Sanikiluaq (Canada): Authorities say a plane en route from Winnipeg to the remote Arctic territory of Nunavut has crashed with nine people on board.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corp., citing a Nunavut government official, reports that the Perimeter Aviation plane aborted a landing and crashed less than a kilometre from the end of a runway in the community of Sanikiluaq.
The CBC says the plane was carrying seven passengers and two crew and went down at about 6 p.M. Eastern time.

The CBC says the Nunavut government official indicated there were survivors, some of them injured.

PTI