National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a Go Team to investigate an airplane crash in Butte, Montana.
At approximately 3:00 pm MDT a Pilatus PC-12/45 (N128CM) crashed into Holy Cross Cemetery on approach to Bert Mooney Airport in Butte, Montana. Multiple fatalities have been reported.
NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Dennis Hogenson is the Investigator-in-Charge for the team of approximately 7 investigators. NTSB Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker is accompanying the team and will serve as principal spokesman for the on-scene investigation. Keith Holloway is the team's press officer.
The Go Team is expected to arrive in Butte late tonight. At that time, Mr.Holloway may be reached on his cell phone at
NTSB Media Contact:
Keith Holloway (in Butte)
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.