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NTSB: Plane crashed into mountain in Kane County

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SALT LAKE CITY — The National Transportation Safety Board has released it preliminary report on a plane crash that killed four men in remote Kane County.

Investigators say the plane — which was on a sightseeing trip — crashed into mountainous terrain, killing the pilot and three passengers from Las Vegas.

The pilot did not file flight plans, but did land in Mesquite to refuel a few hours before the crash.

The group had planned to fly to Bryce Canyon Airport.

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