Plane Crash in Northwest Nebraska Kills Pilot, 2 Passengers

 Chadron Municipal Airport in Chadron, Neb., in May 2018. (Google Maps/Screenshot via NTD)

CHADRON, Neb.鈥擳hree people died Sunday in a plane crash in northwest Nebraska.

pilot and two passengers were found dead after the plane went down near Chadron, Nebraska, the Star-Herald reported.

Witnesses called police to report seeing a fireball or explosion outside of town, according to a release from the Dawes County Attorney鈥檚 Office.

First responders found the small plane in a rural area near Chadron Municipal Airport.

County officials have not yet released the names of the three who died.

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