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CanadaBody of missing pilot found in Eastern Townships

19:35  08 september  2019
19:35  08 september  2019 Source:   montrealgazette.com

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Authorities located the body and aircraft of missing flight-student Hind Barch on Saturday during a helicopter search near the Racine sector of the Eastern Townships , the Sûreté du Québec confirmed. Barch was declared dead on site when her body was found at 2 p.m. Barch’s Cessna 172 aircraft

A body was found by a citizen in the St. Lawrence River on Saturday morning, near the city of Contrecœur. Police says there is reason to believe this is the body of a man who has been missing since Sept. Body of missing pilot found in Eastern Townships .

Body of missing pilot found in Eastern Townships© VINCENZO D'ALTO A Cessna 172 photographed in 2010.

Authorities located the body and aircraft of missing flight-student Hind Barch, 22, on Saturday during a helicopter search near the Racine sector of the Eastern Townships, the Sûreté du Québec confirmed.

Barch was declared dead on site when her body was found at 2 p.m.

Her Cessna 172 aircraft had vanished on Wednesday night. According to a statement from the Cargair Flight Training School, the aircraft had left Mirabel and was headed for Sherbrooke. It disappeared from radar screens about 37 kilometres northwest of its destination.

On Thursday, the Canadian Armed Forces deployed a search plane and helicopter in an effort to find the Cessna 172.

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MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say the body of a young pilot whose Cessna 172 aircraft was reported missing early Thursday has been found in the Eastern Townships region. A Royal Canadian Air Force Griffon helicopter spotted the wreckage in a wooded area near Racine, Que

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Barch’s body was found less than 24 hours after search coordinators detected a cellphone signal near Miller Lake.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will launch an investigation to determine what happened to Barch and her aircraft.

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