2 Dead, 2 Hurt In Small-plane Crash In Ariz.



Salon Staff
February 5, 2012 2:36AM (UTC)

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says two people are dead and two others have critical injuries after a small-plane crash in Show Low, Ariz.

FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer says the single-engine Cessna crashed after takeoff from the local airport at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Local officials told the FAA that two of the four people on board survived.

Show Low Police Chief Jeffrey Smythe tells the Arizona Republic that a male and female died and another male and female had critical injuries. The plane was headed to Las Vegas.

Smythe didn't immediately return messages from The Associated Press.

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The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.


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