Alberta Floods

Small forest fighting plane crashes in northern Alberta, no word on injuries

A small air tanker used for fire suppression crashed Friday afternoon about 100 kilometres east of Lac La Biche, Alta., killing the 37-year-old pilot and sole passenger. Jeff Barry of Conair Aerial Firefighting, a contractor for the Alberta government, said the pilot was in his fourth firefighting season with the company. "We've sent our accident investigation team and we'll be co-operating with…

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