One Killed In Western Nebraska Plane Crash

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) -- One person has died in a small plane crash in western Nebraska.

The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday. The Dawes County Sheriff's Office says the pilot and only person on the plane was killed in the crash, which happened southwest of Chadron.

Officials have not released the name of the person killed, pending notification of the pilot's family members. Authorities have not released other details about the crash, including the type of plane that went down.

Local authorities say the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation and Safety Board have been notified and will investigate the crash.

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