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Four Killed In Grand Canyon Crash

Sun., Oct. 6, 1996

A private plane apparently trying to land on an entrance road of the Grand Canyon crashed Saturday, killing all four people on board.

The pilot of the single-engine Cessna 172 radioed Grand Canyon National Park Airport that he had a problem gaining altitude shortly before it went down.

The four victims were from Europe, but their identities were not immediately available, said park spokeswoman Mallory Smith.

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