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National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE PLANE CRASH NEAR MOAB, UTAH

August 23, 2008

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a team to investigate an airplane accident in a remote area about 3 miles south of the Canyonlands Field Airport (CNY) near Moab, Utah. The Beech A100 King Air (N601PC) crashed at about 6:15 p.m. MDT last night. The airplane was destroyed by fire. Several fatalities have been reported.

NTSB Investigator Tealeye Corneyo has been designated as Investigator- in-Charge and will lead the two-member team.

NTSB Media Contact:
Keith Holloway
(202) 314-6100
hollowk@ntsb.gov  

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.