Four people lost their lives in an airplane crash in the region.

Sioux Lookout OPP says, a number of organizations responded to a report of an overdue aircraft.

The plane wreckage was located between Ignace and Sioux Lookout in the Kukukus Lake area and all four occupants were pronounced deceased.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time and the Transportation Safety Board has been notified.

The identity of the victims will not be released until confirmed and family members are notified. A post-mortem is scheduled for Monday, May 2, 2022, in Toronto.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.