Two dead after tow plane glider collide in southern Albertaadmin October 17, 2019 0 COMMENTS
BLACK DIAMOND, Alta. – Emergency medical officials say two people are dead after a mid-air glider crash southwest of Calgary.Local EMS responded to reports of the crash near the Cu Nim Gliding Club, east of Black Diamond, Alberta, shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday.Two people who were in the Schlicher ASK21 glider were pronounced dead at the scene.RELATED: Four people dead in B.C. float plane crashThe RCMP says the glider and its tow plane, a Cessna 182, collided in the air not long after the glider was released.Transportation Safety Board investigators are expected to arrive at the site on Saturday morning. The TSB said in a statement that investigators will gather information and assess what happened.