Pilot and two passengers killed in plane crash near Chadron, Nebraska
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. Agency spokesman Peter Knudson said the six-passenger plane, a Cessna T310R, took off from the airport and crashed about a mile and a half away.
The pilot, as well as two passengers on board, were killed in the crash that occurred at about 7:30 p.m. near the Chadron Municipal Airport, Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug said in a press release. The identity of those killed in the crash was not yet available. Additional details are pending further investigation and family notifications, The Star-Herald has learned that the pilot and passengers are from the Scottsbluff-Gering area, but officials have not officially released the identities of the pilot or the passengers.
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