Plane Crash Claims Life North of Casper
CASPER, Wyo. — At least one person is dead in a plane crash north of Casper.
Officials say they don’t know yet how many people were on board the twin-engine plane, which took off from Rawlins and went down around 1:50 p.m. Friday.
Federal Aviation Administration Spokesman Ian Gregor says the Cessna 337 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.