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Plane Crash

Plane crash reported near Darby; 2 on board survive

Plane crash reported near Darby; 2 on board survive

DARBY — A small plane has crashed south of Darby, in a field near U.S. 93 mile marker 27. Two people on board the vintage Aeronca Champ survived the impact, and are being treated at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.

November 07, 2014 9:49 amLoading…
Report released on plane crash near Great Falls

Report released on plane crash near Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Investigators say a small plane that crashed southeast of Great Falls, killing one person and injuring three others, hit a group of trees as the pilot approached a ridge.

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Victim of Montana plane crash identified; NTSB, FAA investigating

Victim of Montana plane crash identified; NTSB, FAA investigating

GREAT FALLS — Officials in Cascade County have identified the woman who was killed and the three who were injured in a plane crash about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls.

September 04, 2014 2:50 pmLoading…
Plane crashes southeast of Great Falls; 1 killed

Plane crashes southeast of Great Falls; 1 killed

GREAT FALLS — Authorities say one person was killed when a single-engine plane crashed about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls.

September 02, 2014 4:25 pmLoading…
McKenzie Morgan, 17, took these photos of her wrecked Cessna 172

McKenzie Morgan, 17, took these photos of her wrecked Cessna 172

A collection of photos taken by McKenzie Morgan of her wrecked Cessna 172 was the most-viewed thing on The Billings Gazette this past week.Morgan crashed the plane near Francs Peak outside Meeteetse, Wyo., in August 2013 during her first solo flight attempt. Morgan's story was featured Sunda…

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Pilot killed in crash west of Lolo Pass was bound for experimental aircraft fly-in

MISSOULA — The pilot killed Monday in the crash of a small plane in the Bitterroot Mountains west of Lolo Pass was head of the staff of an engineering firm in Richland, Wash.

July 29, 2014 2:12 pmLoading…

Pilot killed in plane crash in Bitterroots; plane en route to Baker

MISSOULA — The pilot of a small plane that crashed in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho has been confirmed dead.

July 28, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

Central Montana plane crash kills pilot

LEWISTOWN — A single-engine airplane crashed near the Russian Flat airstrip in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, killing the pilot.

July 22, 2014 10:21 amLoading…

Wyoming woman killed in Adirondacks plane crash

NORTH ELBA, N.Y. — Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old Michigan man.

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Pilot killed in Lost Trail crash was ferrying antique plane to Montana

Pilot killed in Lost Trail crash was ferrying antique plane to Montana

LOST TRAIL PASS — Scott and Sadie Grasser will never forget the sound an airplane makes when it crashes.

June 19, 2014 7:18 am Photos

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Pilot killed in Lost Trail crash; witnesses describe fireball

Pilot killed in Lost Trail crash; witnesses describe fireball

LOST TRAIL PASS — Ravalli County Undersheriff Steve Holton announced on Wednesday morning that investigators have tentatively identified the aircraft and the pilot who perished in the airplane crash at Lost Trail Ski Area on Tuesday evening.

June 18, 2014 1:20 pm Photos

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Pilot suffers minor injuries in Valley plane crash

Pilot suffers minor injuries in Valley plane crash

HELENA — An 80-year-old Helena man sustained minor injuries when his airplane crashed on landing in the Helena Valley, ending up on its top.

June 09, 2014 2:06 pmLoading…
Pray man injured when plane crashes near Yellowstone

Pray man injured when plane crashes near Yellowstone

A plane crashed just inside the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park early Monday seriously injuring the pilot, park officials said.

June 02, 2014 10:40 am Photos

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Could be months before Wyoming plane crash reached

Could be months before Wyoming plane crash reached

CODY, Wyo. — With avalanche dangers looming, officials said Wednesday it could be months before crews can reach a single-engine plane that crashed on a mountain in northwest Wyoming, presumably killing two elderly brothers on board.

May 14, 2014 12:22 pmLoading…
Pilot, passenger presumed dead on plane that crashed in Wyoming

Pilot, passenger presumed dead on plane that crashed in Wyoming

The Park County, Wyo., Sheriff's Office has called off rescue attempts for two brothers whose plane went down in the Washakie Wilderness area of Park County on May 6.

May 13, 2014 12:31 pmLoading…
All 5 bodies recovered from Idaho plane crash

All 5 bodies recovered from Idaho plane crash

BOISE, Idaho — The bodies of all five victims of a December plane crash have been recovered from the mountains of central Idaho.

January 15, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…
Brother describes finding sibling's plane wreckage

Brother describes finding sibling's plane wreckage

BOISE, Idaho — When Dellon Smith spotted the wreckage of his older brother's airplane on the side of a central Idaho mountain, he started running.

January 12, 2014 10:25 amLoading…

2 escape serious injury in Yellowstone plane crash

POWELL, Wyo. — Authorities say two Alaska men escaped serious injury when they crashed their single-engine airplane in Yellowstone National Park.

October 12, 2013 3:40 pmLoading…

Emergency call preceded plane crash in Grand Teton

MOOSE, Wyo. — The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot of an experimental plane that crashed Wednesday in Grand Teton National Park told air traffic controllers there was a problem with the plane and that the pilot was returning to the airport when the plane crashed.

September 15, 2013 10:53 amLoading…

Grand Teton plane crash kills 2

CASPER, Wyo. — Two people died in a single-engine plane crash shortly after noon on Wednesday near Jackson Hole Airport by North Spring Gulch Road in Grand Teton National Park, according to park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs.

September 11, 2013 3:15 pmLoading…

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