No fatalities reported as of late Wednesday night, but some seriously injured in Saskatchewan crash

All 25 passengers onboard the West Wind Aviation flight that crashed shortly after taking off from the Fond-du-Lac, Sask., airport Wednesday night “have been accounted for and removed from the scene of the crash,” the RCMP said late Wednesday.

There were no fatalities, RCMP added in a 10:30 p.m. CST news release.

“There was no explosion or fire. A number of people have suffered injuries, some serious enough to require air ambulance services which are currently en route,” the release said.

The ATR-42 plane took off from the airport at around 6:15 p.m. CST. Onboard were 22 passengers and three crew members — two pilots and a flight attendant.

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