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Two Dead In Plane Crash Near Williams

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Two people are dead following the crash of a small airplane in a wooded area near the Williams Airport.

An Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter crew made the discovery early Monday morning after the aircraft was reported overdue by family members. The passengers were identified as Vista, Calif., residents Timothy Gill and Joylani Kamalu.

According to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, the plane took off from the Sedona Airport and was bound for the Grand Canyon Airport Sunday morning for an appointment in the Tusayan area. The crash is under investigation by the federal and local officials.

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