05/14/2015 01:48 EDT | Updated 05/14/2016 05:59 EDT

Ultralight plane crash kills 2 in Saint-Lazare

An afternoon plane crash in Saint-Lazare, Que., has killed 2 people.

The aircraft landed in a field near Cité des Jeunes Boulevard, not far from the Saint-Lazare airport.

The co-operative of paramedics for the Montérégie region, in southwest Quebec, confirmed the plane was an ultralight.

Provincial police said the incident happened at about 12:30 ET. 

Firefighters were called to the scene to put out the fire after the crash.

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