Woman killed, man injured in crash of small plane in Kingman

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a small plane crash that occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. Sunday in the Hualapai Mountains. (Photo courtesy MCSO)

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a small plane crash that occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. Sunday in the Hualapai Mountains. (Photo courtesy MCSO)

KINGMAN, Ariz. — Authorities say a woman is dead and a man injured after the crash of a small plane in in the Hualapai Mountains near Kingman.

Mohave County Sheriff's officials say the plane went down shortly before noon Jan. 13.

The crash was approximately 100 yards from the Mohave County Parks Ranger Station.

Authorities say the woman was declared dead at the scene.

Sheriff's officials say the man was taken to a Kingman hospital in serious condition.

MCSO reported that Heidi Sue Dowland, 38, of Prescott Valley was identified as the woman who perished in the crash that occurred at about 11:45 a.m. near the Mohave County Parks Ranger Station.

The male traveling with Dowland has been identified as Christopher Adam Anderson, 43, of Prescott Valley. Anderson was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center and later transported to a Las Vegas hospital. He reportedly is in serious condition.

A citizen encountered Anderson on Sunday and was told by Anderson he was involved in a plane crash. MCSO deputies responded to the crash along with MCSO Search and Rescue, AMR, Mohave County Parks and Pine Lake Fire Department.

Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been notified and are conducting the investigation as to the cause of the crash.

Information provided by Associated Press and Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

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