02/11/2013 12:29 EST | Updated 04/12/2013 05:12 EDT

Reports confirm fatalities in crash of Cessna near Waskada, Manitoba

WASKADA, Man. - Early reports from the scene confirm an undetermined number of fatalities following the crash of a Cessna aircraft near Waskada, Manitoba.

The RCMP's Killarney detachment was notified of an overdue aircraft around six o'clock Sunday evening, and the plane was found about an hour later.

It was located after Canadian Forces Search and Rescue Technicians were dispatched to the area.

RCMP Forensic Identification personnel and Transportation Safety Board officials are on scene investigating.

Police say no further information will be released until after the victim's next of kin are notified.

The village of Waskada is in southwestern Manitoba near the U.S. border.