Authorities are investigating an incident in which three people were killed in a plane cr ash in northwestern Nebraska.
The event occurred near Chadron, the Star-Herald newspaper reported. He added that the pilot and two passengers were found dead when rescuers arrived at the scene.
Several witnesses called authorities to report a fireball or explosion outside the city, according to a statement from the Dawes County prosecutor’s office.RELATED
Authorities have not released the identities of the victims.
Rescue units found the aircraft in a rural area near the Chadron municipal airport.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the plane that fatally crashed was the Cessna T310R model. The federal entity investigates.