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7:37 AM Mon, Oct. 15th

Fatal Flight: Private plane crashes after Prescott takeoff – two dead

PRESCOTT –A private Cessna-182 airplane crash-landed in a stretch of undeveloped chaparral northeast of Prescott Wednesday morning, killing two local men, and injuring two passengers.

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Department tentatively identified the names of the dead as: pilot Phillip Larson, 48, of Prescott, and passenger Lincoln Bryce, 26, also of Prescott. Both reportedly died at the scene, but the County Medical Examiner has yet to compare dental records.