- Associated Press - Monday, June 29, 2015

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have identified all three people aboard the single-engine plane that crashed at the Casper airport.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1RLAwyi ) Casper residents, Peter Wold, Lon Whitman and Joe McGuire, suffered injuries but are expected to fully recover from Saturday’s crash at the Casper/Natrona County International Airport.

Family members say Wold, a top player in Wyoming’s oil and gas industry, suffered a broken vertebra. Whitman, an oil and gas consultant, had a sore knee and ankle and a couple of broken ribs. McGuire, an attorney, suffered a broken clavicle and a sore jaw.

The plane had reached an elevation of about 100 feet before hitting the ground west of the runway.

The crash is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.


Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, https://www.trib.com

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