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Coroner confirms six fatalities following Rio Tinto plane crash

The chief coroner for NWT said one person survived the crash and was transported to hospital

Diavik is Canada’s largest gold mine and has been operated by Rio Tinto since its opening in 2003. Photo: Rio Tinto

Diavik is Canada’s largest gold mine and has been operated by Rio Tinto since its opening in 2003. Photo: Rio Tinto

Four passengers and two crew members lost their lives early Tuesday when the plane carrying Rio Tinto employees crashed near Fort Smith, a town near the NWT border with Alberta.  A lone survivor was...

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