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Provo airport will remain closed after fatal crash

Jan 2, 2023, 2:04 PM | Updated: Jan 3, 2023, 11:20 am

One person is dead after an aircraft carrying four people crashed immediately after takeoff from th...

Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a Provo Airport (PVU) based aircraft with four people on board that crashed immediately after takeoff at the Provo Airport on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

(Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

PROVO, Utah — The Provo Municipal airport remains closed due to a crash that killed a man. The airport is not expected to reopen until Wednesday afternoon.

A small aircraft carrying four people crashed Monday afternoon immediately after takeoff from the Provo airport.

Another person on board was hospitalized in critical condition according to new information from Provo City.

 

The other two people aboard the plane reportedly received minor bumps and bruises.

An investigation by the FAA and NTSB continues.

This story will be updated.

 

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Provo airport will remain closed after fatal crash