KITSCOTY, Alta. - A man is dead after the ultralight plane he was flying crashed just north of Lloydminster, Alta.

RCMP say the man was practising take-offs and landings Sunday on his property when something went wrong.

His name was not released at the request of his family.

Police say the man was an experienced pilot, but he had just recently taken delivery of the ultralight.

He had no previous experience flying that type of aircraft.

The cause of the crash and his death are under investigation.

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