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Police identify 2 killed in western Omaha airplane crash | Rural Radio Network

Police identify 2 killed in western Omaha airplane crash

Police identify 2 killed in western Omaha airplane crash

LINCOLN, Neb. – Police have identified two people who were killed in a place crash at a western Omaha airport.

Authorities say 63-year-old David Steier and 61-year-old Arlene Steier both died from injuries sustained in the crash before 9 a.m. Sunday at the Millard Airport.

Police say David Steier died at the scene. Arlene Steier was found in critical condition at the crash site and died at a local hospital.

Witnesses told the Omaha World-Herald that smoke and flames were visible from the crash on a runway at the airport. Stanley Jenkins says he saw the plane crash into the ground nose-first and burst into flames.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident and plans to announce more details Tuesday.

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