Plane crashes at Three Hills Airport
Just one person was injured when this small plane crashed at the Three Hills Airport when it was trying to land during inclement conditions on Tuesday morning. (Supplied/RCMP)
Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013 12:46PM MST
One person sustained minor injuries while two others walked away unhurt after a small plane crashed while trying to make a landing at an airport northeast of Calgary.
RCMP says that a plane from La Crete, AB, was attempting to make a landing at Three Hills airport during inclement conditions when it landed short of the runway.
The hard landing of the P46T Piper Meridian Turbo Prop damaged the landing gear and left wing.
One of the passengers received minor injuries, but the pilot and another passenger were unhurt.
The injured person, complaining from pain to his chest, was transported to hospital.
Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified and will be investigating.
Crews are currently dealing with containing a fuel leak.
No one else was hurt in the crash.