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Small plane crashes into southern Alberta’s Pine Coulee Reservoir

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WATCH: A pilot was forced to put his plane down in a reservoir just went of Stavely Monday evening. Quinn Campbell has the story – May 2, 2017

A small plane crashed into the Pine Coulee Reservoir west of Stavely, Alta. on Monday evening.

Abby Koshney, who lives in Stavely, sent a photo of the plane lying on top of the water. He said he heard about the crash just after 7 p.m.

A spokesperson with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada did not confirm if the agency was investigating, but said it was “aware of the occurrence involving a Cessna 180” and that they were “gathering information.”

RCMP said there were two people on the plane and no one was injured.

Chief Kelly Starling with the Claresholm Fire Department confirmed emergency crews were called to respond to reports of a plane crash.

Global News spoke to a man from the nearby Parkland Hutterite Colony who knew of the crash. He said a man inside the plane used a phone on the colony to call 911. Someone from the community then drove him home.

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-with files from Quinn Campbell

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