08/27/2012 09:51 EDT | Updated 10/27/2012 05:12 EDT

Chain Lakes Provincial Park Cessna Plane Crash Kills Edmonton Area Pilot

NANTON, Alta. - A pilot who was patrolling pipelines over rugged terrain southwest of Calgary has died after his light plane crashed.

Chris Krepski of the Transportation Safety Board says the single-engine Cessna 172 went down Sunday afternoon near Chain Lakes Provincial Park.

The 37-year-old pilot was the only one on board.

RCMP say he was from the Edmonton area.

His name has not been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. (The Canadian Press)