One individual is lifeless and one other is in essential situation after a small aircraft crashed close to the city of Jasper, Alta., on Sunday afternoon.
Alberta Well being Providers spokesperson Amy Crofts confirmed one individual was declared lifeless on scene, and the opposite was taken to hospital. The ages of the 2 persons are not but out there, Crofts mentioned.
It was reported at about 1:30 p.m. that the plane crashed into the Athabasca River close to the native airport, RCMP Const. Shelley Nasheim informed CBC Information.
A CBC Radio-Canada reporter witnessed the aftermath of the crash, and noticed one individual getting CPR.
RCMP, EMS and fireplace crews are on scene close to Freeway 16, just some kilometres east of the townsite. Authorities on scene mentioned a portion of the freeway would be closed for not less than two hours.
The scene is being held for Transport Canada, which will take over the investigation, Nasheim mentioned.