Arizona plane crash kills French tourist

Posted at 11:27 AM, May 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-11 13:27:22-04
By Ralph Ellis


(CNN) — A small plane crashed in Arizona on Saturday, killing a French tourist, police said.

The Cessna carrying a pilot and six passengers crashed while trying to land at Page Airport, Police Capt. Ray Varner said. The airport is about 130 miles north of Flagstaff.

Four people were hospitalized and released, Varner said. All the passengers were from France and touring the area, he said.

The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. Police did not release any names or give a cause for the crash.

CNN’s Joe Sutton contributed to this report

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