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Santa swings by the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital construction site in Saskatoon on a Graham Construction crane on Dec. 21, 2017.
Santa swings by the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital construction site in Saskatoon on a Graham Construction crane on Dec. 21, 2017. submitted photo/Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation

Santa lands at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

By paNOW Staff
December 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

His reindeer are resting for Christmas Eve but that didn’t stop Santa from swinging by the construction site of the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital for a special delivery.

(Left to right): PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, Fond du Lac community consultant Don Deranger and Chief Louie Mercredi of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation all praised community members and first responders who were on scene of a plane crash which happened just moments after take off from the Fond du Lac airport on Dec. 13, 2017.
(Left to right): PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, Fond du Lac community consultant Don Deranger and Chief Louie Mercredi of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation all praised community members and first responders who were on scene of a plane crash which happened just moments after take off from the Fond du Lac airport on Dec. 13, 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

Community heroism praised following plane crash

By Bryan Eneas
December 14, 2017 - 2:43pm

Praise was heaped on community members and agencies who responded quickly to a plane crash in Fond du Lac last night.

Emergency crews are seen as they respond to a West Wind Aviation flight that crashed shortly after take-off from the Fond du Lac airport in Northern Saskatchewan.
Emergency crews are seen as they respond to a West Wind Aviation flight that crashed shortly after take-off from the Fond du Lac airport in Northern Saskatchewan. Facebook/Raymond Sanger

Multiple injuries following plane crash in Fond du Lac

By paNOW Staff
December 13, 2017 - 9:25pm Updated: December 14, 2017 - 1:40am

A fixed-wing plane carrying 22 passengers and three crew members crashed shortly after take-off from the Fond du Lac Airport Wednesday evening, according to RCMP.

The ATR-42 belonged to West Wind Aviation and was bound for Stoney Rapids, according to the company.

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