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2 dead after small plane crashes near Thorsby: Alberta RCMP

Two people died following a plane crash on Sept. 26, 2020, near Thorsby, Alta.
Two people died following a plane crash on Sept. 26, 2020, near Thorsby, Alta. Global News

Two people were killed in a small plane crash near Thorsby, Alta., on Saturday, according to RCMP.

Police were called just after 1:40 p.m. for reports of a Harmon Rocket plane crashing in a field near Township Road 504 and Range Road 2 and catching fire.

RCMP said that there were two people from Rocky Mountain House — a 59-year-old male pilot and a 48-year-old woman who was the passenger — on board the aircraft when it crashed and both died from their injuries.

Read more: 3 dead after small plane crashes southeast of Edmonton: fire official

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

Thorsby is about 70 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.

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