Twin-Engine Plane Crashes North Of Casper

Twin-Engine Plane Crashes North Of Casper

CASPER (AP) - One person is confirmed dead in a plane crash north of Casper. Natrona County sheriff's Lt. Mark Sellers says the pilot was only person on board. The twin-engine Cessna 337 took off from Rawlins and went down around 1:50 p.m. Friday.

The pilot's identity is not being released. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the
plane was headed in for a landing at the Casper airport but missed its approach. The plane was then lost from radar and radio contact.

Gregor says the plane crashed about eight miles north of Casper. He says the plane was destroyed. The plane was registered to Lander Skymaster, LLC, of Lander.

The Cessna 337 Skymaster has propellers in the front and rear of the plane and holds up to six people.

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