Four dead in Utah plane crash

The pilot had told traffic controllers that he needed to land for fuel.

Reporter: Kris Alingod
Published: June 2, 2011 09:20 am EDT

Four people were killed late Wednesday after a small aircraft crashed just short of the runway in northwestern Utah.
clearpxl The Federal Aviation Commission said the pilot and three passengers of a Cessna 172 died after the plane crashed under unkown circumstances.
The crash occured near the runway in Wendover Airport, which is along the western border to Nevada.
Local reports cited an airport official as saying the pilot had told traffic controllers that he needed to land for fuel.

The identities of the pilot and passengers are being withheld while their families are notified.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
The plane is reportedly owned by an individual in Portland, Oregon.
FAA records show that the Cessna 172R bearing tail number N5355W is registered to a Curtis Gene of Portland, Oregon.

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