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By David Martin

Plane crashes at airport


October 21, 2020

A small aircraft crashed while attempting to take off from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m., Monday after a single-engine Belanca Decathlon had refueled and was taking off during a cross-country flight. Upon takeoff, the plane crashed and came to a rest on Taxiway Delta. The aircraft’s single occupant received medical treatment at the scene by Sweetwater Medics.

The airport remained operational throughout the incident, with operations not being impacted.

Devon Brubaker, director of the airport, said the lowered traffic counts...

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