2 men killed in airplane crash north of Calgary

Didsbury RCMP and fire crews were called to a downed aircraft near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday.   (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
Didsbury RCMP and fire crews were called to a downed aircraft near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

Two people have died in an airplane crash in Mountain View County north of Calgary.

Police and fire crews were called to a downed aircraft near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Didsbury RCMP said in a release on Thursday.

Two men were found inside the ultralight aircraft.

The 69-year-old pilot and his 65-year-old passenger were declared dead on scene.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada tweeted that it is investigating the crash.

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