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"Breaking News" Plane Crash at Dillon Airport (Updated)

A small plane crashed at the Dillon Airport early in the morning. This is a breaking story, and we will have more information as it becomes available, as it appears now a small single engine plane crashed in the field at the end of the long runway. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

(Update 01:36 P.M. on 12/08/2020)

On December 8, 2020, at approximately 9:02 am. A single engine Cessna was attempting a landing at the Dillon Airport. The pilot aborted the landing and was attempting a fly around when he crashed approximately 200 yards east of the runway. The pilot was the only occupant of the plane.

Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office, Dillon Police Department, Beaverhead Ambulance and Beaverhead Fire Department responded to the scene. Personnel from Dillon Flying Service and other individuals were on scene and assisting the pilot that was transported to Barrett Hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown and the investigation into the crash will be conducted by the FAA.


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