-18.9 C
Fort St. John
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Tel: 250-787-7100
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Pilot of plane that Crashed near Beaverlodge Named

Advertisement

The pilot of a small plane that crashed Sunday by Beaverlodge was a member of the Alberta Forest Fire Service.

Mark David Christensen, 42, a resident of Wetaskiwin was killed in the crash. A passenger in the plane, an employee of the government department, is recovering in hospital.

RCMP were called when the aircraft, which was searching for possible fires, failed to check into its base in Grande Prairie.

- Advertisement -

Searchers found the plane in a marshy area near Beaverlodge. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

Kinder Morgan Canada revenue for pared back assets climb, distributes windfall

CALGARY, A.B. - Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. says earnings from its significantly pared-back assets climbed 80 percent in the fourth quarter compared with a...

An Evening Under the Stars