One man is dead following a plane crash on Thursday in Manitoba.

On June 20, 2024, at roughly 9:40 p.m., Swan River RCMP responded to a plane crash north of Minitonas, in the Rural Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman.

RCMP attended and located a small single-engine airplane in a field east of the Lenswood Highway.

The lone occupant, a 53-year-old man from the RM of Minitonas-Bowsman, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Emergency Medical Services.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada was notified.