La Crete, Alberta – The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada is investigating after a plane crash last night just outside La Crete.
On August 9, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Fort Vermillion RCMP were dispatched to a report of a plane crash north of the airport. A crop dusting plane was located in a field with extensive damage.
The pilot and lone occupant of the plane, a 43 year old male from La Crete was pronounced dead on scene. His name will not be released.
The incident remains under investigation.
Fort Vermillion RCMP would like to send their condolences to the family during this difficult time.
Fort Vermillion RCMP are requesting anyone with information regarding this incident to contact them at 780-927-3258 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
Fort Vermillion RCMP