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Official: 3 Killed In Plane Crash In Remote Area Of Nevada

Apr 26, 2020, 9:25 AM | Updated: Apr 27, 2020, 3:40 pm

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ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Three people were killed in a plane crash in a remote area of northeastern Nevada, an Elko County official said.

Chief Deputy Coroner Nick Czegledi said a man, a woman and a boy were killed in the crash Friday night, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.

Officials later identified the victims 48-year-old Thomas Kvanvig, 49-year-old Stacie Kvanvig, and 8-year-old Daniel Kvanvig.

The crash occurred in the Goshute Valley, an area about 20 miles west of the Nevada-Utah line, Czegledi told the Daily Free Press..

He said the U.S. Air Force notified the county Sheriff’s Office about a possible plane crash and an aircraft sent to the sent spotted the wreckage near the coordinates provided by the Air Force.

It appeared the plane that crashed was trying to land for unknown reasons and came down hard, nose down, Czegledi said.

Czegledi and a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman did not immediately respond to requests for additional information about the incident.

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Official: 3 Killed In Plane Crash In Remote Area Of Nevada