News Release #4: Ouray County Plane Crash Update at 9:40 AM

March 23, 2014 -   9:40 am

RidgwayColorado – Ouray CountyColorado


Contact:Marti Whitmore – Ouray County Attorney and Public Information Officer






Recovery operations today are concentrating on locating the fuselage in the reservoir and retrieving both the victims and the fuselage, as well as cleaning up any remaining debris.  The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) will be handling all aspects of the investigation into the cause of the crash.   Dive teams are expected to be on site by early afternoon.  Search teams are on the reservoir in boats this morning.   As additional information becomes available, it will be provided.  Ridgway State Parkremains closed to the public today so that search and recovery efforts can continue.