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Plane crash in northern Alberta leaves one dead

Last Updated Aug 31, 2019 at 5:39 pm MDT

(PHOTO: Tom Ross, 660 NEWS)

SLAVE LAKE, ALTA (660 NEWS) — One person is dead following a plane crash east of Slave Lake.

At around 12:30 p.m. RCMP and emergency crews responded to a small plane crash east of Smith, Alta.

Two small planes were conducting acrobatic manoeuvres for the Smith Fall Fair when one of the planes disappeared and was located one hour later.

There was only one person in the plane at the time of the crash and they were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Transport Canada is investigating.