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Three injured in plane crash south of Silt

Airplane crash in Silt
Airplane crash in Silt(Yzabelah Roberts)
Published: Jan. 31, 2021 at 10:41 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2021 at 3:36 PM MST
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GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) - Three people aboard a plane were transported to local hospitals on Sunday afternoon after their plane crashed in a remote area south of Silt.

The passengers aboard the plane at the time of the crash included an adult male and female, and they were taken via helicopter to St Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. One juvenile female was also on board, and she was transported to Grand River Hospital in Rifle for stabilization then was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Denver, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.

The NTSB is currently investigating the crash.

The severity of the injures that the three passengers sustained are unknown at this time.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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