Victims in Montana Plane Crash Identified
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Officials in Cascade County have identified the woman who was killed and the three who were injured in a plane crash about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls.
Sheriff Bob Edwards says 67-year-old Susan Majerus of Great Falls died of burns suffered in an intense fire after the plane crashed Tuesday afternoon.
The crash injured her husband, 68-year-old Robert Majerus; 11-year-old Rachel Lukasik and 55-year-old Christopher Wilsey, the pilot. All three suffered burns. Rachel was flown to a burn center in Salt Lake City for treatment.
The Cessna 177 took off from Great Falls International Airport at about 1 p.m. Tuesday and crashed in the Little Belt Mountains near the King's Hill Winter Recreation Area parking lot.
The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.