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A snowplow clears the runway Feb. 20, 2012 at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, where a private plane from Texas crashed in a snowstorm. The National Transportation Safety Board determined adverse weather and icing on the plane likely contributed to the deadly crash.

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NTSB determines probable causes of 2 deadly Routt County plane crashes in 2012

The investigations revealed that the crash at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden likely was caused by snowy, adverse weather, and a student pilot in a more recent crash north of Milner was flying impaired by alcohol and marijuana.


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