BOULDER CITY (KSNV MyNews3) – Two people are dead after a small plane crashed in Boulder City on Friday afternoon.
The single-engine aircraft crashed about a half-mile west of Boulder City's airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Emergency crews are responding to a single-engine aircraft that went down in a desert area near the Boulder City Municipal Airport.
Boulder City Police Chief Tom Finn says rescuers are using four-wheel drive vehicles to get to the wreckage after the small jet crashed after 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Finn says the crash site is in the middle of the desert and says nobody on the ground has been injured.
The plane was a Czech-made Aero Vodochody L39, said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.
News 3 has dispatched a news crew and will have more information as details become available.