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Officials: Plane wreckage near Texas peak from earlier crash

GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, Texas — Federal officials say reports of a single-engine airplane crash earlier this month near the highest peak in Texas were erroneous and that wreckage found near the peak is from an earlier crash. Authorities initially said the plane went down Dec. 8 in Guadalupe Mountains National Park at an elevation of about 8,700 feet above sea ...

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Small airplane crashes in West Texas near state’s highest peak

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, Texas — A single-engine airplane has crashed near the highest peak in Texas, causing an explosion and debris field a half-mile wide. Elizabeth Jackson, a spokeswoman for Guadalupe Mountains National Park, says the plane went down late Tuesday afternoon in a rugged area near Guadalupe Peak, with an elevation of about 8,700 feet. She says the ...

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