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Small Aircraft Crash Causes Two Fatalities

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Date: September 11, 2013
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393

Jackson Hole Airport Fire Department, Grand Teton National Park rangers and EMTs, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, and Teton County sheriffs responded to a report of a small aircraft crash near North Spring Gulch Road in Grand Teton National Park at 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. 

The two individuals aboard an RV7 aircraft were deceased when responders arrived on scene. No other people in the vicinity of the crash were injured. An RV7 aircraft is a two-seat, single-engine, low-wing plane. 

Park rangers are in communication with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Law enforcement park rangers and NTSB will conduct an investigation into the crash. 

Additional details are not available at this time, and further information will not likely be available today.

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