Public Service Announcement

 

Public Service Announcement

October 12, 2012

AIRCRAFT FATALITIES RECOVERED

 

- The recovery of the pilot and (3) passengers aboard the Texas to Casper Flight have now been removed from the crash site located on the South Face of Laramie Peak.

 

- The remains of the men are now in custody of the Albany County Coroner and will be taken to Colorado for an Autopsy that should be scheduled within the next day or so.

 

- The recovery operation has lasted over 5 hours and is now concluded as of 3 P.M.

 

-All further inquiries can be made to NTSB.

 

 

Robert J. DeBree

Undersheriff

Albany County Sheriff's Office

 

Public Service Announcement

 

Public Service Announcement

October 12, 2012

RECOVERY UPDATE

 

- The recovery helicopter and crew arrived in the area of the crash site on the South face of Laramie Peak shortly after 10:00 a.m. and have briefed with ground command personnel. The crews have assessed the scene and as of 11:25 A.M. are preparing to lower recovery team members onto the charred remains of the plane.

 

-Ground crew personnel are standing by at the base of Laramie Peak with members of the Albany County Coroner's office, to receive the remains of the (4) men that were aboard.

 

Robert J. DeBree

Undersheriff

Albany County Sheriff's Office

 

Public Service Announcement

 

Public Service Announcement

October 12, 2012

MISSING AIRCRAFT RECOVERY EFFORTS

 

- The charred remains of the aircraft that Albany County authorities have been searching for since the evening hour of October 9th has been located at 5:02 P.M. October 11, 2012. The United States Air force helicopter pilot has advised there are no signs of survivors. 

 

-The area of the crash is located on the upper South face of Laramie Peak at an elevation of over 9800 feet.

 

-The crash debris is located in extremely rough and steep terrain and recovery operations will include a helicopter team of high angle recovery experts who will be lowered down to the crash site. Ground support personnel are already in the area awaiting the arrival of the helicopter from Sublette County Wyoming.

 

Robert J. DeBree

Undersheriff

Albany County Sheriff's Office