Plane Crash in Northwest Nebraska Kills Pilot, 2 Passengers

CHADRON, Neb.—Three people died Sunday in a plane crash in northwest Nebraska.

The 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’s 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.