NTSB Officials Investigate Site of Deadly Nevada Plane Crash
Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigated the site of a plane crash near Dayton, Nevada, which killed five people on February 24.
According to the NTSB, investigators documented the wreckage of a Pilatus PC-12, a medical air transport flight, which crashed enroute from Reno to Salt Lake City, Utah.
Local news reports identified the victims as pilot Scott Walton, patient Mark Rand and his wife, Terri Rand, as well as two medical crew members, Edward Pricola and Ryan Watson.
At a news briefing held by the NTSB on Sunday, vice chairman Bruce Landsberg said the aircraft broke apart before it hit the ground, local news reported. Debris from the flight was found a half mile to three-quarters of a mile away from the crash site, according to Landsberg. Credit: National Transportation Safety Board via Storyful