Two die after small plane crashes in field southwest of Edmonton

RCMP are holding off on releasing further details until next-of-kin are notified

 

 

Two people have died in a plane crash near a community southwest of Edmonton.

RCMP say the Harmon Rocket plane went down in a field near Thorsby on Saturday afternoon.   It was travelling from Rocky Mountain House prior to the crash with two occupants, a 59-year old man who was piloting the plane and a 48-year-old female passenger, both from Rocky Mountain House, according to a release from the RCMP.

Police said the Transportation Safety Board will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.

More from Alberta News

Weather

  • Edmonton Sunny intervals -5°C Sunny intervals
  • Fort McMurray Sunny intervals -3°C Sunny intervals
  • Grande Prairie Sunny intervals -6°C Sunny intervals
  • Slave Lake Light snow -4°C Light snow
  • Lac La Biche Sunny intervals -4°C Sunny intervals
  • High Level Sunny -2°C Sunny