(File photo by Advocate staff)

2 people dead in Mountain View County plane crash

A pair of men in their 60s died in a plane crash near Didsbury Wednesday afternoon.

Police say they were notified of a small aircraft that went down near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 in Mountain View County around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday.

RCMP arrived with the Fire Department and Emergency Crews and located the pilot and passenger inside the downed aircraft.

A 69-year-old male from Didsbury along with his 65-year-old male passenger were deceased on scene.

The Transportation Safety Board has taken carriage of the investigation.

Be Among The First To Know

Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

Sign Up with google Sign Up with facebook

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reset your password

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to sign up