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Huntsville Pair in Nebraska Plane Crash; One Dead

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BROKEN BOW, Neb. -- Authorities have released the names of a passenger who died and the injured pilot of a private plane that crashed northwest of Broken Bow Airport in central Nebraska.

The crash occurred about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

In a news release Thursday, the Custer County Sheriff's Office says the passenger, 48-year-old John Webb died. The pilot, 33-year-old Dustin Webb, was flown to a hospital for treatment. KNEB radio identifies him as John Webb's nephew.

They're both from Huntsville, Texas. A sheriff's office spokeswoman didn't immediately return messages.

The National Transportation Safety Board is leading the crash investigation. An NTSB representative didn't immediately return an Associated Press call.

The sheriff's office says the two-engine aircraft was headed from North Dakota to Texas when the crash occurred.


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