Plane crash in northwest Nebraska kills pilot, 2 passengers

Screenshot 2021 11 22 094018CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Three people have died in a plane crash in northwest Nebraska.

The Star-Herald reports the pilot and two passengers died Sunday when the plane went down near Chadron, Nebraska.

The Dawes County Attorney’s Office says witnesses called police saying they saw a fireball or explosion near Chadron.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

A spokesman says the six-passenger plane took off from Chadron Municipal Airport and crashed about a mile and a half away. County officials have not released the names of the three who died.

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