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Plane In Fatal Colorado Crash ID'd As 2-Engine Cessna

By: Associted Press
By: Associted Press

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Monday, February 20, 2012

A plane that crashed in a Colorado snowstorm, killing two people, was a twin-engine Cessna 414A registered in Texas.

The plane crashed Sunday afternoon at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden.

Four people were injured. No names have been released.

Airport Manager Dave Ruppel said the plane was approaching the airport in a major snowstorm with zero visibility when it crashed.

The Yampa airport is about 25 miles west of the ski resort town of Steamboat Springs. The four injured people were taken to a hospital in Steamboat Springs.

Federal Aviation Administration records identified the type of plane.

No information about their injuries and conditions has been released.


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