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Three dead after float plane crashes south of Edmonton: RCMP

Last Updated Jul 3, 2020 at 10:52 pm PDT

Image Credit: CityNews Edmonton

Three people have died in a fatal float plane crash in Alberta

Witnesses saw the plane crash in a field Friday morning: RCMP

LEDUC COUNTY, Alta. — RCMP say three people have died in a fatal plane crash south of Edmonton.

Mounties say they were alerted Friday morning that a float plane went down in Leduc County around 11 a.m.

“Witnesses observed a float plane crash onto a field,” says Cpl. Laurel Scott of Leduc RCMP. “Unfortunately, when we arrived, we located three deceased occupants in the plane.”

“Of course it is a very tragic scene and unfortunate for all the people who are involved and affected by this,” added Scott.

The Transportation Safety Board is currently investigating the cause of the crash, and information about the occupants has not been released yet.