UPDATED: Woman dies in plane crash near Kingman

The scene of a plane crash near Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona, Jan. 13, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Mohave County Sheriff's Office, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — An airplane crash in Arizona Sunday morning has left one woman dead and another person seriously injured.

The scene of a plane crash near Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona, Jan. 13, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News

The crash occurred just before noon approximately 100 yards from the Mohave County Parks Ranger Station near Kingman, according to a press release issued by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

The small plane was occupied by a man and a woman. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the woman, who has been identified as 38-year-old Heidi Sue Dowland of Prescott Valley, was found deceased on scene. The man, identified as Christopher Adam Anderson, 43, of Prescott Valley, was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center in serious condition.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been notified and will be conducting a follow-up investigation.

Mohave County Search and Rescue, American Medical Response, Mohave County Parks and Pine Lake Fire Department responded to the crash.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full scope of findings.

Updated Jan. 14, 9:50 a.m. to reflect identities of victims as released by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

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