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Plane crash turns Elko, Nevada into a disaster zone

Plane crash turns Elko, Nevada into a disaster zone

A plane crash is turning a  usually quiet Nevada town into a disaster zone tonight.

Residents are being evacuated, fires everywhere. Visitors of a nearby casino are being evacuated according to tweets posted.

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Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. The population was 18,297 at the 2010 census. The city straddles the Humboldt River.

A small airplane has apparently crashed into the parking lot of a business in Elko, Nevada Friday night, and a photo from the scene shows flames and smoke.



Fox 13 News viewer Tyler Belderrain snapped a photo and shot some video of the aftermath of the apparent crash around 7:35 p.m. Nevada time Friday. 4 passengers and crew were on board.

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