Two killed in Grand County plane crash near Colorado state line
Feb 7, 2024, 2:38 PM | Updated: 6:00 pm
(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.
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.”