According to a press release from CHI St. Alexius in Bismarck, a Bismarck Air Medical plane flying to Williston crashed while in transit prior to arrival.

The crash happened Sunday night (11/18). There were no survivors on the plane which included a Bismarck Air Medical pilot and paramedic and a registered nurse with St. Alexius Health.

The National Transport Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administrations will investigate the crash.

In a joint statement, Kurt Schley, CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck President, and Dan Schaefer, Bismarck Air Medical and Metro Area Ambulance Operations Chief, stated,

“It is a sad day here for both of our organizations. We are grieving for the family members of those who were on board.”

 

As soon as more information is made available, we will update this story.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the staffs of CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck President, and Dan Schaefer, Bismarck Air Medical and Metro Area Ambulance during this difficult time.

(source- CHI St. Alexius Health)