NTSB To Investigate Fatal Plane Crash Starting Saturday

The National Transportation Safety Board is going to arrive in Telluride Saturday to begin it investigation in to the crash of an air plane that left Grand Junction on Thursday and crashed near Telluride, killing the pilot.

A multi-engine aircraft with one person on board crashed about 13 miles southwest of Telluride Airport Thursday, The Civil Air Patrol said. The pilot did not survive the crash.

The San Miguel search and rescue team located the crash wreckage. Witnesses reported hearing a plane fly overhead and then an explosion.

The corporate aircraft was a multi-engine TA 34 200T. It was reportedly flying from Grand Junction to Animas, New Mexico, but a flight plan was not filed.

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