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Plane Crash-Lands Near Pyramid Lake


 By Ty O’Neil

There was a single pilot airplane crash today northwest of Pyramid Lake.

The pilot is believed to have attempted to land for sightseeing by Needles Point. While uninjured, the pilot was taken off scene by an ambulance due to heat related issues.

The plane landed on a dirt road and then collided with two fence posts, damaging each of the plane’s wings.

Tribal police are on scene, and the FAA and NTSB will be heading the investigation of the incident.crash (2 of 2)

Ty O'Neil
Ty O'Neil
Ty O’Neil is a lifelong student of anthropology with two degrees in the arts. He is far more at home in the tear gas filled streets of war torn countries than he is relaxing at home. He has found a place at This Is Reno as a photojournalist. He hopes to someday be a conflict photojournalist covering wars and natural disasters abroad.




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