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Narrative:An amateur built Acro Sport with two people on board departed Manitou to return to its home base of Lyncrest, and after a pass over the Manitou airstrip, the aircraft descended rapidly into a lagoon.
|Type:||Acro Sport II|
|C/n / msn:|| 2044|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||A community lagoon, 1,5km N of Manitou, Manitoba -
|Phase:|| Take off|
Both male occupants were fatally injured.
A small airplane carrying two men believed to be from Winnipeg crashed Wednesday night 22 August 2012 just moments after taking off from the airstrip in Manitou, a town about 140 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg.
The plane crashed at about 8 p.m. into the community lagoon, 1.5 kilometres north of Manitou, and was partially submerged before people could get to it.
A witness said he fears both men didn't survive.
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