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1 Killed, 1 Injured after Small Plane Crashes in Wyoming

A small plane crashed in a remote area near Otto in southern Big Horn County, Wyoming, on December 7th.

The plane that took off from Worland Municipal airport, Wyoming, was carrying two predator control specialists when it went down.

One person was killed in the crash while the other one was injured. The injured was taken to a hospital in Billings, Montana.

Small Plane Crash in British Columbia Kills 2

A small plane crashed in a remote mountainous area near Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada, on April 11th.

Authorities said the Rockwell 112B plane, that took off from Kelowna, went down in the Trout Lake area.

There were two people aboard at the time; both of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Pilot Feared Dead after F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in Arizona

An F-16 fighter jet crashed in a remote area near Bagdad, Yavapai County, Arizona, on January 21.

The jet that took off from Luke Air Force Base near Phoenix, was carrying a student pilot from Taiwan when it went down. Authorities said the pilot was practicing air-to-air combat with an instructor as part of training.

According to Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, commander of the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke, “All indications lead me to believe that the pilot did not survive the accident…But until we have 100 percent confirmation, we will continue search efforts.”

The cause of crash is not clear at the moment.

2 Feared Dead as Norwegian Postal Plane Crashes in Sweden

A Norwegian postal plane crashed in a remote mountainous area near the Akkajaure reservoir in Lapland region of northern Sweden, on January 8.

The Canadair CRJ 200 aircraft was carrying mail from Oslo to Tromso, Norway, when it went down. According to Daniel Lindblad, spokesman for the Swedish Maritime Administration, “They sent a very brief ‘mayday’ and then the plane disappeared from our radar. The weather conditions weren’t harsh.”

There were two people aboard the plane, including the 42-year-old captain and a 34-year-old first officer; both of them are feared dead.

The plane was being operated by West Atlantic.

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