2 Killed in Mid-Air Collision Over Alberta

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
By George Hatcher

Two Cessna planes collided mid-air east of Fort McMurray in north-eastern Alberta, Canada, at around 8 p.m. on June 21.

One of the planes, a Cessna 185, landed safely at the Fort McMurray airport after the collision. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured.

The other plane, a Cessna 172, crashed in bushes. Both people aboard were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.

The Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident.

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