Two men from Winkler, one age 60, the other 41, are dead after a small plane crashed 45 kilometers southwest of Winnipeg.
The 60 year old victim has been identified, by friends and family, as Art Paetkau.
RCMP say they got a call about an overdue aircraft at 8:50 Thursday night.
Emergency crews found the crash site in a snow covered field near Brunkild just after 1:00 A.M Friday.
RCMP and Transport Canada continue their investigation.