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Private plane goes missing near Wolcott

Sarah Mausolf
Vail Correspondent
Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado – Emergency responders are searching for a private plane that may have gone missing north of Wolcott during Wednesday’s snowstorm.

The plane lost contact with the Eagle County Regional Airport and Denver Center radar around 4:30 p.m., a news release from the county said.

It was still unclear as of about 7 p.m. whether the plane had crashed, County spokeswoman Kris Friel said.



Emergency workers are searching a remote area north of Wolcott and the Horse Mountain Ranch, where the last signal originated, officials said.

The missing plane is a Beech 60 Duke twin engine that had been on final approach into the Eagle County airport, the release said. Officials do not yet have any information about the plane’s registration.



smausolf@vaildaily.com.


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