Tucson child dies in plane crash near Show Low

Published: Dec. 23, 2021 at 1:22 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A Tucson child died Wednesday, Dec. 22, when a small plane crashed near Show Low.

According to information from the Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District, 11-year-old Lorelai Johansen was a passenger in a small single-engine plane piloted by 40-year-old David A. Gillette, of Utah. Gillette also died in the crash.

The plane crashed northeast of Show Low in a remote area near Long Lake at 4:40 p.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board arrived on site Thursday morning, Dec. 23, for the investigation.

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