2 men killed in airplane crash north of Calgary
Passenger and pilot of ultralight found dead in wreckage near Didsbury
Two people have died in an airplane crash in Mountain View County north of Calgary.
Police and fire crews were called to a downed aircraft near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Didsbury RCMP said in a release on Thursday.
Two men were found inside the ultralight aircraft.
The 69-year-old pilot and his 65-year-old passenger were declared dead on scene.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada tweeted that it is investigating the crash.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TSBAir?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TSBAir</a> is deploying a team of investigators following an accident involving an ultralight aircraft near Didsbury, Alberta. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.—@TSBCanada