Home-built planes crash mid-air near Ponoka
Transport Canada called in to investigate the crash
One pilot was injured Sunday after two home-built planes crashed into one another in mid-air near Ponoka.
RCMP say the two kit planes were flying in formation from Carstairs to Red Deer Lake at around 11:30 a.m. when they collided.
One plane crashed into a field about 10 kilometres northwest of Bashaw. The pilot was taken to hospital with a leg injury.
The other pilot landed his aircraft safely.
Investigators from Transportation Safety Board have been called in to examine the events that led up to the collision.