Plane wreckage found in Morgan County

Plane wreckage found in Morgan County

MOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Search crews located missing plane that took off and crashed in Morgan County Thursday night. Officials say it appears no one survived the impact.
MOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Search crews located missing plane that took off and crashed in Morgan County Thursday night. Officials say it appears no one survived the impact.

Investigators tell ABC 4 News that controllers lost contact with the pilot just after take-off, after he had turned around and started to head back towards the airport.

Search teams started looking for the plane Thursday night, but couldn't find any signs of it, and continued Friday morning.

Later Friday morning, crews were able to locate the origin of the plane's radio beacon in a remote area in rugged terrain just northeast of Mountain Green.

Officials say a man and a woman were on board the Cessna 210 aircraft, headed to Wyoming.
Daleray Madewell and Jeniffer Sebesta
Daleray Madewell and Jeniffer Sebesta
ABC 4 has learned that the passenger on the plane was a woman who had flown with her grandmother on a medical helicopter from Douglas, Wyoming to Salt Lake City and was on her way back to Wyoming via a charitable organization that arranges transportation for families and individuals who are unable to pay for travel.

The pilot lived in the Douglas, Wyoming area and had donated his time to help families in need.

ABC 4 later learned the the pilot and passenger were identified as Daleray Madewell and Jeniffer Sebesta, of Douglas, Wyoming.

Sebesta was 36 years old and worked as a labor and delivery nurse at Memorial Hospital of Converse County.

Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and ABC4.com for more on this story.

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