A medical transport aircraft crashed within the western US state of Nevada, killing all 5 on board, its operator mentioned Saturday.
The aircraft went off radar Friday night time exterior the arid city of Stagecoach, close to Nevada’s border with California, REMSA Well being mentioned in an announcement.
“We’re heartbroken to report that we’ve got now obtained affirmation from Central Lyon County Fireplace Division that not one of the 5 folks on board survived,” the assertion mentioned.
Along with the pilot, the aircraft was carrying a nurse, a paramedic, a affected person and a affected person’s member of the family, REMSA Well being famous.
Whereas the circumstances across the crash have but to be confirmed, it occurred as a significant winter storm pummels the US west coast, delivering ft of snow within the excessive mountains and even blanketing normally heat areas in southern California.
Nearly 100,000 prospects in California had been with out energy Saturday night, in keeping with the PowerOutage.us tracker.
Main roads had been additionally closed as ice and snow made them impassable, together with sections of Interstate 5, the primary north-south freeway that connects Mexico, California, the Pacific Northwest and Canada.
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