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CP NewsAlert: N.W.T. hospital readies mass casualty protocol after plane crash

By The Canadian Press on January 23, 2024.

RCMP say a plane has crashed near Fort Smith, N.W.T. An RCMP logo is seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

FORT SMITH, N.W.T. – The Fort Smith Health Centre in the Northwest Territories has activated its mass casualty protocol.

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority says it made the move after a passenger plane crashed near the community this morning.

There is no word yet on injuries or fatalities.

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