CRASH - A plane crashed on Thursday afternoon near Blackfalds. There are unconfirmed reports of one person deceased as a result. More information to come.

Plane crash near Blackfalds

Confirmed reports of one deceased as a result of the crash

  • Oct. 6, 2016 2:00 p.m.

On Oct. 6th at 2:30 p.m., Blackfalds RCMP were dispatched to a plane crash in Blackfalds. A lone pilot operating a biplane left Lacombe Airport and was experiencing what witnesses believed to be engine trouble. The plane then crashed in a field in the town of Blackfalds. The pilot was pronounced deceased at the scene. No one else was injured. Transport Canada will be attending the site and investigating further. The name of the deceased will not be released.

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