July 17, 2016 / 10:17 PM / 4 years ago

Plane crashes during Canadian air show, killing pilot: military

TORONTO (Reuters) - An investigation is underway after a plane crashed on Sunday during a military air show in Western Canada, killing the pilot, the local air base said.

According to a statement from the military, the plane crashed at the show in Cold Lake, Alberta, and the event was canceled as a result.

Global News reported that a witness said the plane did a loop, inverted and then dived straight down.

Reporting by Ethan Lou in Toronto; Editing by Paul Simao and Richard Chang

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