West Quebec float plane crash injures 2, including toddler
A float plane crashed on Terreur Lake in Val-des-Monts during high winds on Thanksgiving Monday, leaving the pilot and his two-year-old daughter shaken with minor injures, MRC des Collines police said in a news release.
The man and his daughter are both from Laval, police said.
According to police, witnesses said that the pilot was taking off around 2:30 p.m. when the wind abruptly changed directions. They said to avoid crashing in the woods, the pilot attempted an emergency landing but crashed into the water.
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.