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Six people died in a plane crash Tuesday near Fort Smith, N.W.T., the territory’s coroner service has confirmed.

On Wednesday morning, the coroner’s service said four passengers and two Northwestern Air Lease crew members had been killed.

One person survived and has been transported to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife.

Fort Smith, a town of about 2,250, is located about 740 kilometres south of Yellowknife, just north of the Alberta border.

In an interview, chief coroner Garth Eggenberger said his team waited until today to announce the number of survivors and deceased because they wanted to be “absolutely sure of the numbers” and wanted to notify their families first.

He added his team is in Fort Smith and will be working with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) and RCMP to investigate the crash.

Though Eggenberger said his team would be sharing more information when they’re ready, he added …

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