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Small Plane Crashed in Wyoming; 3 Injured

A small plane crashed near Rock Springs–Sweetwater County Airport, Wyoming, on November 15th.

It is believed that the single-engine Cessna 207 plane, carrying four people, experienced mechanical issues before it went down.

Three occupants of the plane were injured in the crash. They were taken to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.

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.

2 Killed as Small Plane Crashes Near Idaho-Wyoming Border

A small plane crashed in eastern Idaho near the Wyoming border, on January 4th.

Authorities said the vintage Yak 52 Russian trainer aircraft went down about 2 miles north of the Alpine Airport, Wyoming.

There were two people aboard, including Reade Genzlinger, 61, of Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and MacKenzie Ruston, 17, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Both of them were killed in the crash.

The FAA is investigating.

Small Plane Crashed in Wyoming; Two Brothers Presumed Dead

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Two people aboard a 1963 Mooney M20C aircraft are presumed dead after the plane’s wreckage was found by a search team at 9:19 a.m. on May 12 near Yellowstone, Wyoming, USA.

The aircraft carrying 86 year old Ward H. Zimmerman and his younger brother 84 year old Robert Zimmerman from Alabama, took off from Yellowstone Regional Airport on May 6. They were en route to Twin Falls in Idaho.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team was sent to find the plane after it was reported missing on May 10. A search helicopter spotted the plane in a severely damaged condition, settled on the eastern slope of Howell Mountain in Wyoming.

Park County Sheriff Scott Steward, after reviewing the aerial photographs and discussing the situation with Search and Rescue team officials concluded that the Zimmerman brothers lost their lives in the crash. He said, “Given the damage to the aircraft as well as the extremely harsh environmental conditions in the area, I think there’s no other conclusion we can make.”

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