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Dec 16, 2013 11:33 AM by Eugene Daniels

Investigators recovering wreckage of small plane

COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) - Investigators are still trying to recover the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in western Colorado, killing the pilot and two passengers.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says the wreckage was found Thursday in a remote area east of Collbran.

The victims have been identified as Dana Brewer, who was pilot of the plane, and passengers William Kennon and Richard Platz, all residents of the Western Slope.

The plane took off from Mesa-Mack airport. Authorities say the pilot told the airport manager they were checking for livestockCOLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) - Investigators are still trying to recover the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in western Colorado, killing the pilot and two passengers.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says the wreckage was found Thursday in a remote area east of Collbran.

The victims have been identified as Dana Brewer, who was pilot of the plane, and passengers William Kennon and Richard Platz, all residents of the Western Slope.

The plane took off from Mesa-Mack airport. Authorities say the pilot told the airport manager they were checking for livestock

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