Cessna Crash in Arizona

Saturday, October 5, 2013
By George Hatcher


A Cessna 340A en route from Laughlin-Bullhead International Airport to Ernest A. Love Field Airport when it clipped trees and a radio tower during a low pass at the Gunsite Training Academy. There are four fatalities.

Passengers were going to Gunsite Firearms Training Academy when the plane struck a radio tower and crashed. Witnesses heard the plane whining before it crashed.

Respondents include Chino Valley Fire and Yavapai County Sheriff’s department.

The names of the victims have not been released. The FAA is investigating.

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