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Fire crews responded to the blaze in the Transwest Air maintenance hangar late on the night of Sunday, April 16. The wooden structure was consumed by flames very quickly and five aircraft were destroyed.
Fire crews responded to the blaze in the Transwest Air maintenance hangar late on the night of Sunday, April 16. The wooden structure was consumed by flames very quickly and five aircraft were destroyed. submitted photo

Electrical unit caused P.A. Airport hangar fire: Investigator

By Glenn Hicks
June 4, 2018 - 5:18pm

The dramatic fire that destroyed the Transwest Air maintenance hangar at the Prince Albert airport was caused by an electrical fault.

The blaze in mid-April also destroyed five aircraft, most of which were inside the hangar, when the fire spread quickly in the largely wooden structure.

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