Small Plane Crashes at Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport

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Small Plane Crashes at Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport

A private light plane crashed at the Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport Friday afternoon. In a special bulletin, Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said the aircraft’s pilot and sole occupant, Robert Neuwirth of Gillette, Wyoming, crashed his aircraft, a 1976 Piper PA-28-35 single engine, during an attempted landing at around 2:30 PM. Neuwirth suffered only minor injuries and was not hospitalized. Haskell said federal authorities will be investigating the crash, and had no information on its cause.