Stettler Fire Rescue responds to plane crash

  • Jun. 8, 2011 12:00 p.m.

AMANDA SPENSLEY

Stettler Regional Fire and Rescue

Around 3:10 a.m. on June 4, Stettler Regional Fire Rescue along with Donalda Fire responded to a small plane crash in a field north east of Stettler. The two occupants of the four-seater plane were declared deceased at the scene, and their names have not been released. Heavy equipment was used to recover the two bodies and the Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

On June 5, Stettler Regional Fire Rescue responded to a small wood pile burning north of town about 5 kilometres. The fire was quickly extinguished and the investigation into the cause is ongoing.