Six people were killed in a small plane crash in the Alberta mountains, police said.
The tragedy happened west of Calgary on Saturday morning Canadian Police have now launched an investigation into the mysterious crash.
On Friday evening, the plane took off from Springbank Airport in Calgary bound for the Salmon Arm in British Columbia with one pilot and five passengers on board.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Trenton, Ontario reported that the plane was overdue and contacted them at 1 a.m. Saturday.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules aircraft was dispatched to search for the missing aircraft.
Searchers located it on Mount Bogart, about 40 miles west of Calgary, by locating a distress beacon, den AP reports.
Hercules crew and Alberta Parks Mountain Rescue responders confirmed there were no survivors.
A spokesman for the Transportation Safety Board said the plane was a single-engine Piper PA-32 and the board was investigating the crash.
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