Reports of Plane Crash in Roosevelt Co.

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UPDATE: The victim of the fatal plane crash in the Madison Range east of Ennis has been identified as 52-year-old Brandon Hogan of Helena.

MADISON COUNTY -  A plane crashed in the mountain range of Madison County between Big Sky and Ennis Lake with three people on board.

According to a Federal Aviation Administration preliminary accident report the plane was a Cessna 337f Skymaster twin-engine aircraft that crashed under unknown circumstances.

The plane left Helena on Thursday morning traveling to Jackson, Wyoming.

Search and Rescue teams located the crash site around 4 p.m. in the mountainous terrain in southwest Montana.

One passenger has died and the other two were both life flighted and are being treated. One injured passenger went to East Idaho Regional Medical Center and the other to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital.

The crash is currently under investigation.

The identities of the deceased and people being treated is currently unknown.

According to registration information the plane is registered to Red Devil Skymaster LLC in Helena and was acquired by the business with registration finalized on July 17, 2020.

After checking with the Montana Secretary of State's Office they said Red Devil Skymaster LLC was formed on April 9, 2020, owned by Brandon Hogan.

Pilot records show Brandon Keith Hogan was issued a student pilots license on April 29, 2020, with restrictions for night flying and by color signal control as well as being prohibited to carry passengers.

We have not confirmed that Hogan was in control of the plane or even onboard the aircraft, and have attempted to speak with someone at the Helena residence where the plane is registered with no response.

You can find the Federal Aviation Administration preliminary accident report can be found here.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.


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