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TV Star, Co-Pilot Killed in Tragic Plane Crash in Montana

A Cessna 182 crashed on the side of Interstate 90 while trying to land at Rock Creek Airstrip, Missoula County, Montana, on August 28th.

The plane was carrying History Channel star Darrell Ward and his co-pilot at the time.

Ward was on his way to begin filming a documentary about the recovery of plane wreckage.

Both people aboard lost their lives.

The crash remains under investigation.

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Nevada

AllegiantAn Allegiant Air flight heading to Missoula, Montana from Las Vegas had to be diverted for making an emergency landing at Wendover, Nevada on June 13.

The plane was carrying 146 passengers and 6 crew members at the time of incident; all of them remained unharmed.

Jessica Wheeler, a spokesperson for Allegiant, said the plane diverted and landed safely after a hydraulic warning light came on. She also said that Allegiant sent a replacement plane from Las Vegas to pick up the passengers and take them to Missoula.

Some passengers said the issue appeared to be more serious than a mere warning light.

Allegiant’s maintenance crew is examining the plane.

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