Investigators to probe Saskatchewan plane crash that injured several passengers

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The West Wind Aviation ATR-42 plane was carrying 22 passengers and three crew when it went down shortly after take-off at Fond du Lac Airport.

A small airliner carrying 25 people crashed after takeoff Wednesday in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan, causing multiple injuries but no fatalities, police said.

Several people were injured though no fatalities were reported, according to an RCMP news release issued shortly after 8 p.m. CST.

'A number of people have suffered injuries; some serious enough to require air ambulance services'.

"RCMP members from Stony Rapids are assisting as are local emergency responders".

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According to a source who reached out to the Daily Herald, the plane was a West Wind Aviation Aircraft.

"Right now our primary concern remains with the passenger and crew that we're trying to look after right now", said Philipenko. Additional resources are on the way from the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Fond du Lac is about 380 kilometres north east of Fort McMurray AB.

There was no explosion or fire when the turboprop plane crashed, police said.

The Transportation Safety Board said a team of investigators will arrive in Fond du Lac Thursday.

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