York Regional Police are asking a person of interest to come forward in their investigation of an arson earlier this year at Buttonville Airport.

On Feb. 27 at 11:30 p.m., police were called to the airport, where they found a Dassualt Falcon 50 tri-jet on fire outside a hanger.

A Dassualt Falcon 50 tri-jet was destroyed in an arson at Buttonville Airport on Feb. 27, 2020.

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The blaze was extinguished by Markham Fire and Emergency Services and there were no injuries.

An Ontario Fire Marshal’s investigation determined the fire was started intentionally.

Cops on Thursday released a photo of a person who is believed to have information that may assist in the investigation.

This person, or anyone who can identify him, is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).





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