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Federal authorities confirm small plane crash in Black Hills

January 31, 2022 GMT

HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Federal authorities said a small plane crashed Sunday evening in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

The crash happened shortly after 6 p.m. east of the Hot Springs Municipal Airport. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said the pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine plane, but no further details were provided.

Officials with the Fall River County Emergency Management Department did not immediately return a phone message seeking more information.