Thursday, 16 August 2018

Mayerthorpe RCMP investigate fatal plane crash

RCMP Alberta - Plane wreckage has been located in a wooded area after Search & Rescue technicians located the scene from the air earlier this afternoon.

On August 16, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP were notified of the wreckage in rural Lac Ste. Anne County. The aircraft sustained extensive damage and a body was discovered at scene.

Transport Canada is investigating. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged.

The investigation is preliminary in nature and the identity of the aircraft nor the identity of the deceased has been confirmed at this time.

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