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Police release fourth name of victim of airplane crash

Hankun HONG of Richmond, B.C. has been identified as the fourth victim of the airplane crash last week.
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SIOUX LOOK — Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police have released the name of the fourth victim of the airplane crash.

OPP have confirmed the identity of the fourth victim of an airplane crash that occurred sometime between April 29 and April 30, 2022.

A search by Joint Rescue Coordination Centre-Trenton, Civil Air Search and Rescue Association and Ministry of Natural Resources commenced after an aircraft was reported overdue.

The OPP investigation began at approximately 7:45 a.m. on April 30, 2022 after the wreckage was located.

The final victim of the crash to be identified is Hankun HONG, 27, of Richmond, B.C.

The OPP previously release the names of the other victims:

  • Gene LAHRKAMP, 36 of Kincardine, Ont. 
  • Abhinav HANDA, 26 of Richmond, B.C.
  • Duncan BAILEY, 37 of Kamloops, B.C.

Abhinav HANDA was the pilot and was operating the privately owned aircraft.

The OPP would like to thank Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service for their assistance throughout this investigation.

The crash remains under investigation by the Transportation Safety Board.



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