TORONTO (Information) – Two households from Uzbekistan died earlier this week when their single-engine plane crashed in a wooded space on the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario, killing all seven individuals aboard, the Uzbekistan ambassador stated in a tweet on Friday.
“Deeply saddened by the aircraft crash in Kingston,” Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov wrote on Twitter, including that the crash killed kids aged three, 11 and 15 years previous.
Vakhabov stated the embassy was in contact with the Kingston police and the coroner’s workplace.
Kingston Police stated on Wednesday that seven individuals in a Piper PA-32 plane died when the aircraft crashed that night. The Transportation Security Board of Canada had stated it was dispatching a crew to research the crash.
The households had been from Houston and a distinguished a part of town’s Uzbek group, stated pal Askarali Karimov. He stated the aircraft belonged to 37-year-old Otabek Oblakulov who was flying it along with his spouse, three kids, brother and sister-in-law on board.
“Beneficiant, brave, joyful – this can be a household you would depend on with out even blinking,” Karimov stated.
“All of us are simply devastated.”
Oblakulov was a licensed pilot with hundreds of flight hours beneath his belt, Karimov stated.
“He would by no means, ever, ever danger his household’s life.”
Reporting by Anna Mehler Paperny; Enhancing by Lisa Shumaker and Tom Brown