Lodge Plane Crash in Canada Leaves 3 Dead and 4 Missing

On July 14th, Three Rivers Lodge in Canada lost contact with their plane carrying a pilot, 2 guides and 4 clients as they traveled into the Labrador wilderness for a day of fly fishing. After an extensive search conducted by local and Canadian Authorities, 3 bodies have been recovered, those of Matthew Weaver, John Weaver III, the 66-year-old pilot Gilles Morin and a 50-year-old guide from Newfoundland and Labrador are still missing, but are presumed dead by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

The small Quebec airline that provided the air-service to the lodge, Air Saguenay, has had 3 fatal crashes in the past 9 years.

We are saddened to see another fatal incident involving fly anglers and would like to extend our condolences to the families and friends affected by this tragedy.

Three Rivers Lodge has released a statement about the crash, which you can read, here.

For continued coverage and updates on the recovery efforts, follow the story, here on CBC News.

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