Ottawa police are investigating after a mid-air collision involving two small aircraft happened in Carp, Ont., Sunday morning.
Police said one of the planes crashed near McGee Side Road and the other was redirected to the Ottawa International Airport, where it landed safely.
The pilot of the second plane reported to air traffic control that the other aircraft hit the bottom of his plane and affected his right landing gear.
The incident happened around 10:00 a.m.
Police close off road
Police closed off a section of McGee Side Road between the westbound off ramp of Highway 417 and William Mooney Road. Police are asking commuters to avoid the area.
Ottawa paramedics and police are at the scene. Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board are expected to arrive soon.
Carp is approximately 30 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa.
More to come.