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2 Injured, 130 Without Power After Small Plane Crashes Near Townsend

January 04, 2019 / THOMAS PLANK

Two men were seriously injured in a plane crash discovered by NorthWestern Energy near Townsend on Wednesday evening. Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan said the Cessna 180 crashed about 2 miles southwest of Townsend between the Missouri River and U.S. Highway 287. Two adult males were on board, with Meehan describing the injuries as "life-threatening" but the men alert and initially able to speak with emergency responders. They were both flown from the scene to different hospitals for treatment.