Wyoming plane crash results in deaths of 4 family members

by nph | January 10th, 2011

January 10, 2011

A pilot and his three sons lost their lives in a Wyoming plane crash, the Associated Press reports.

The pilot struggled to get over Wyoming’s highest mountain in bad weather before the plane crashed. A radio call to ground controllers just before the Wyoming plane crash said the aircraft may not reach 16,000 feet, the altitude assigned by an air traffic controller.

The National Transportation Safety Board has not yet given the cause of the Wyoming plane crash.

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