One dead one in serious stable condition after plane crashes into river

first_imgJASPER, Alta. — One person has died and another was taken to hospital after a small plane crashed into a river in western Alberta.RCMP Const. Shelley Nasheim says the aircraft was attempting to take off from an airstrip near Jasper on Sunday around 1:30 p.m. when it crashed into a nearby river.CityNews map showing approximately where a deadly plane crash happened, July 21, 2019. (CREDIT: CityNews)Nasheim says it appears there were only two people on board.The single passenger–a 31-year-old man–was pronounced dead on scene. The man who was piloting the flight was rushed to an Edmonton hospital by STARS Air Ambulance and is in serious but stable condition.The identities of the two people have not yet been released.The Transportation Safety Board has been called in to investigate.The Canadian Presslast_img

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