One person is dead after a small aircraft crashed in Brant County late Monday afternoon.

Brant County OPP say officers responded to the crash near the Brantford Municipal Airport on Aviation Avenue around 5:20 pm

One person was transported to hospital by paramedics where they were pronounced dead, said OPP. Their identity is being held pending notification of kin.

The plane involved was a Cessna 172RG, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) said.

Investigators with the TSB are set to arrive on-scene Tuesday morning.

Orange air ambulance confirmed it also responded to the crash but were not needed to transport anyone to hospital.

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