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Plane crashes in Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Last Updated Oct 20, 2022 at 1:21 pm MST

The sign outside of the RCMP Detachment office in Timberlea. MYMCMURRAY/File photo

Officers with Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a plane crash Wednesday morning.

Just after 11:30 a.m., Mounties were called to the area of Grande Forestry Runway by the pilot of a small plane who said he crashed nearby.

Wood Buffalo RCMP and EMS went to the crash site, however, no one was injured in the crash.

The pilot, a 32-year-old man, and passenger, a 35-year-old man, both from Fort McMurray, were found safely.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has taken over the investigation.