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Barenaked Ladies' Singer Walks from Plane Crash

8/25/2008 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Ed RobertsonBarenaked Ladies' frontman -- not the one just busted for drugs -- Ed Robertson survived a plane crash early this morning north of Bancroft, Ontario by the skin of his barenaked butt.

Sgt. Jeff Mackinnon of the Bancroft OPP told the Intelligencer, "At 12:30 PM a Cessna 206 was taking off from Baptiste Lake, lost airspeed and entered a wooded area west of the lake." Mackinnon said all four passengers, including Ed, walked out of the woods and then reported the crash.

The Intelligencer's sources say Ed was piloting his own float-plane -- the kind with pontoons -- but police won't release any details because an investigation by Canada's Transportation Safety Board is underway.

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1.

sole    

first!
or last!

2250 days ago
2.

poogargler    

There's gotta be a 'flyin high on cocaine' joke in here somewhere. Come on TMZ, where's the wit?

2250 days ago
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A Sensible Person    

It's OPP not OOP.

OOOOPS!

2250 days ago
4.

oh yaaaaaaaaaaa    

wow, they r lucky, can't wait to get the real deal if wht happended from my son.

2250 days ago
5.

oh yaaaaaaaaaaa    

OH LORD...NOW A CANADIAN WILL CORRECT MY TYPO TOO? EH????? HAHAHHA

2250 days ago
6.

A Sensible Person    

Ontario Provincial Police is OPP. Not sure what OOP is.

2250 days ago
7.

oh yaaaaaaaaaaa    

..all I know is this man followed his training and experience when u run into emergency situations...he obviously used expert skill and had enough control over the plane to glide it onto the treetops...that is where the plane came to rest...the fact that it didn't explode and he didn't have chance to land on open field which would have been awfull with a float plane...god gave him a signal and a huge stroke of luck! take advantage of it Ed!!!!!!! nice to hear a happy ending for a change!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2250 days ago
8.

John    

OPP, not OOP.

2250 days ago
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Nikki MCC    

OOP...cracks me up! I thought you all fact checked better than that! You made a PEREZ mistake!

2250 days ago
10.

FlBiker    

I just walked by a mirror, and realized I have almost no chance of ever attracting a man. Also, good luck to the crash survivor.

2250 days ago
11.

BOEING 787    

Sadly another black eye for general aviation, thank goodness all four walked out of the
crash alive.

2250 days ago
12.

sammi    

omgh THAT GUY ON UR SHOW WITH THE LONG BLONDE HAIR IS TOTALLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!HOT!!!!!!!!!!

2250 days ago
13.

Me, myself and I    


I'm glad to hear that all four made it out under their own power.

2250 days ago
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northern gypsy    

thank god...ALL walked away ALIVE...ding...ding...ding...E.R. this could be message for you ?...
speaking of message...#12 (sammi)...i agree...but...what does it have to do with this???...

2250 days ago
15.

Josh    

...When did the members of Bare Naked Ladies become so bad ass?

2250 days ago

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