Details are still sketchy, but it has been confirmed a plane owned by Super T Aviation in Medicine Hat crashed near Hanna early Tuesday morning.

The pilot was reportedly working on his commercial license when the crash took place at 1:27 am.

The pilot was taken to hospital in Hanna where he was treated for minor injuries and then released.

Hanna RCMP said the plane crashed 50 metres from the runway and expected it to be cleared Tuesday afternoon.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating.