Texas-Bound Plane Fatally Crashes in Arizona

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Authorities say four people are dead after a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the Holbrook airport late Wednesday afternoon.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the
twin-engine Beachcraft Bonanza had flown from Santa Rosa, Calif.,
to the northeastern Arizona town of Holbrook to take on fuel and
was headed to Lago Vista, Texas, which is near Austin.

Gregor says the plane crashed a quarter-mile east of the
Holbrook airport at 5 p.m. MST and caught fire on impact.

He says all four people aboard the plane were killed.

The names and hometowns of the victims were not immediately
known, but Gregor says the plane was registered to a Texas
resident.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will
investigate the crash.


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