Mayerthorpe RCMP investigate fatal plane crash

Lac Ste. Anne County, Alberta – Plane wreckage has been located in a wooded area after Search & Rescue technicians located the scene from the air Thursday 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.

An update will be provided when new information comes available. New information is not anticipated before Friday, August 17, 2018.

Mayerthorpe RCMP

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