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Two killed in Grand County plane crash near Colorado state line

Feb 7, 2024, 2:38 PM | Updated: 6:00 pm

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Two people were killed on Feb. 7, 2024 when a plane crashed in the Book Cliffs area of Grand County in eastern Utah, near the Colorado state line. (KKCO 11 News)

(KKCO 11 News)

GRAND COUNTY — Two people were killed in an airplane crash in Grand County according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

Police received a report of a downed aircraft in a remote area near the Colorado state line at approximately 11:53 a.m. The plane was a chartered aircraft on its way to Tacoma, Washington from Grand Junction Regional Airport in Colorado.

(KKCO 11 News, Grand Junction

The plane is a Hawker 900XP, a fixed-wing multi-engine aircraft, and was found in the Book Cliffs area.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

The sheriff’s office stated, “confirmed on board the aircraft is a pilot and second in command. Names of the involved parties are still part of the investigation.”

Two people were killed on Feb. 7, 2024 when a plane crashed in the Book Cliffs area of Grand County in eastern Utah, near the Colorado state line. (KKCO 11 News) Two people were killed on Feb. 7, 2024 when a plane crashed in the Book Cliffs area of Grand County in eastern Utah, near the Colorado state line. (KKCO 11 News) Two people were killed on Feb. 7, 2024 when a plane crashed in the Book Cliffs area of Grand County in eastern Utah, near the Colorado state line. Emergency crews from both states responded to the crash. (KKCO 11 News) Two people were killed in an airplane crash in Grand County according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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Two killed in Grand County plane crash near Colorado state line