2 people dead after small plane crash in Colorado
WESTCLIFFE, Colo. (AP) – Two people on board a small plane the crashed in the mountains of southern Colorado are dead.
The wreckage was found on Monday, one day after the six-seat, single-engine Piper Malibu disappeared over the Sangre de Cristo range.
Rescuers planned to return on Tuesday to recover the bodies, which could take up to eight hours.
Authorities haven’t released the victims’ names.
The plane was registered to a Waterloo, Iowa, address.
The plane left an airport north of Phoenix on Sunday and was bound for Pueblo. The wreckage was found a mile east of Blueberry Peak, a 12,005-foot mountain about 60 miles west of Pueblo and 110 miles southwest of Denver.
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