Medical Aircraft Crash Killed 5 In Northern Nevada

Care Flight operated plane crashed in northern Nevada carrying 5 passengers. The passengers included a plane’s pilot, flight paramedic, flight nurse, patient, and one of his family members. The PC 12 fixed-wing aircraft crashed near Stagecoach, 25 miles southeast of Reno.

Bodies Under Medical Examination

All the dead bodies were transferred to the  Medical Examiner’s office for medical examination. All the passengers were dead on the spot and no survivors were reported, according to Sheriff Brad Pope. The investigation is still underway and it’ll take some time to know what may have caused the crash, Brad said.

Prior Winter Storm Warnings

The National Weather Service in Reno issued prior storm warnings for Nevada. Extreme weather conditions and wind gusts of 65 miles per hour could be the reason that caused the plane crash. The final report is still to come to further clarify what could have gone wrong with the plane. 

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