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Tragic Take-Off

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

At least 2 people are killed in a charter jet crash in Western Colorado.

An FAA spokesman says the jet, on its way to Indiana, crashed through a fence and burst into flames during take-off.

The crash happened at Montrose Regional Airport. At least 3 other people were injured and one is missing.

Also on the plane, President of NBC Sports Dick Ebersol who survived the crash.

Air and ground searches are in effect to search for the missing person.

The FAA and NTSB say they don't know if snow and cold weather were to blame for the crash. But they are investigating.


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