On July 13, 2022, at 4:50 p.m., Didsbury RCMP were notified of a small aircraft that had gone down in a field near Range Road 285 and Township Road 312 in Mountain View County. 

Didsbury RCMP arrived on scene with the Fire Department and Emergency Crews and located the pilot and passenger inside the downed aircraft. 

A 69-year-old male from Didsbury along with his 65-year-old male passenger were deceased on scene.

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has taken carriage of the investigation.

RCMP send their deepest condolences to all affected by this tragedy.

No further RCMP updates are anticipated.