One dead, one critically injured after small plane crash at Provo airport

UPDATE: Provo City officials confirmed Monday afternoon that one person died while another sustained critical injuries in the plane crash.

A total of four people were on board the plane, which crashed immediately after takeoff, according to a Facebook post from Provo City Government.

The other two passengers received minor bumps and bruises.

“As is typical with an incident of this nature, the Provo Airport has been closed awaiting an investigation by the FAA and NTSB,” the post stated.

KSL TV’s earlier story continues below.

PROVO, Utah — The Provo Municipal Airport was closed Monday afternoon following a small plane crash.

Nicole Martin, Provo City communications director, confirmed the crash and initially said the airport will be closed through 6 pm Monday.

That closure has since been extended through noon Tuesday.

Authorities have not confirmed if there were any fatalities or injuries in the crash, and they have not said what may have led to the crash.

Several flights flying to and departing from Provo were delayed Monday afternoon.

This is a breaking story. It will be updated.

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