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Home News Plane crash in Lethbridge days after Dawson Creek airshow

Plane crash in Lethbridge days after Dawson Creek airshow

A CF-18 that performed at the Dawson Creek air show on Wednesday has crashed in Lethbridge.

During a practice session, the pilot was performing a low altitude pass, when the plane suddenly crashed. The pilot was able to eject from the plane and is now in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The CF-18 was preparing for the Alberta International air show which was scheduled to start on Saturday.

The same plane and pilot left Dawson Creek on Thursday after performing Wednesday night in that community without incident

The Globe and Mail has some amazing photos of crash available here.  You can also view video of the crash obtained by Global Calgary, by clicking here

 

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