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TSB report shows pilot in fatal southeastern Alberta crash had an expired student permit

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The Transportation Safety Board releasing new details about a plane crash this past summer that killed all three people on board.

The private plane left Medicine Hat on the night of June 1st, intending to fly to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, but it didn’t arrive.

It was located the next day near Irvine just east of Medicine Hat.

The pilot and two passengers were found dead.

The TSB report shows the pilot had a student pilot permit that had expired five years prior and no records showing the pilot had a license to fly passengers at night.

The full report can be found here.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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