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3 People From Arizona Killed In Nevada Plane Crash Identified

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Authorities have identified three people from Arizona killed in a plane crash in a remote area of northeastern Nevada.

Elko County officials say the crash happened Friday night near the Utah border and the bodies were recovered Saturday.

An official with the local Coroner's office has identified the victims as 48-year-old Thomas Kvanvig, 49-year-old Stacie Kvanvig and 8-year-old Daniel Kvanvig.

Authorities say Thomas Kvanvig was an engineer with Intel Corporation in Chandler, and the small plane was registered to him. Online flight records show the Beechcraft Bonanza took off from Chandler about 9:30 a.m. Friday.

The Elko County Coroner's Office says the plane apparently was trying to land for unknown reasons and came down hard with its nose down.

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