Plane crashes near Three Hills in inclement weather | DrumhellerMail
Last updateThu, 30 Jun 2022 12pm

Plane crashes near Three Hills in inclement weather


   On Tuesday, January 29, at roughly  9:15 a.m., a small plane from La Crete, Alberta, carrying three on board attempted to land in inclement weather at the Three Hills Airport. The plane landed short of the runway, coming to rest on the runway and damaging the landing gear and left wing of the aircraft. A passenger on board received minor injuries. The pilot and another passenger were not injured. One person was taken to the Three Hills Hospital suffering from pain in their chest. Three Hills RCMP, Fire and EMS attended the scene to provide assistance. Local authorities are cleaning up a fuel leak from the plane to prevent any contamination to the area.


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