Almaguin Highlands OPP and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are investigating a fatal plane crash. 

Two people died after the plane crashed Thursday afternoon near the Sundridge South River Airpark. 

After a search, the OPP reports the aircraft was located several hundred meters into the bush off Airport Road in Joly Township. 

Two people were on board. One person was pronounced deceased on the scene while another was taken to hospital by Air ORNGE, but was pronounced deceased at hospital. 

The OPP was assisted by Canadian Forces Base Trenton Search and Rescue, South River/Machar Fire Department, Sundridge/Strong/Joly Fire Department, Parry Sound Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and members of the public. 

In a release, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says they’re deploying a team of investigators following the incident involving a privately registered Mooney aircraft.