A small plane crashed into the Pine Coulee Reservoir west of Stavely, Alta. on Monday evening.
Abby Koshney, who lives in Stavely, sent a photo of the plane lying on top of the water. He said he heard about the crash just after 7 p.m.
A spokesperson with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada did not confirm if the agency was investigating, but said it was “aware of the occurrence involving a Cessna 180” and that they were “gathering information.”
The TSB said no injuries were reported.
Chief Kelly Starling with the Claresholm Fire Department confirmed emergency crews were called to respond to reports of a plane crash.
Global News spoke to a man from the nearby Parkland Hutterite Colony who knew of the crash. He said the victim, a man, survived and used a phone on the colony to call 911. Someone from the community then drove him home.
-with files from Quinn Campbell