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By Andi Bourne

Two perish in airplane crash near Seeley Lake


September 10, 2020

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Two Bear Air Rescue coming in to land at the north end of the Seeley Lake Airport around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. They lifted the survivor from the crash site and transferred the patient to the Seeley Lake Fire Department medical personnel. The patient was transported via ambulance to Missoula because Life Flight was unable to fly due to visibility.

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue and local law enforcement assisted Powell County Saturday, Sept. 12 after a 1966 Cessna 172 was reported downed north of the Seeley Lake Airport. Pilot Charles Wolff, 67 of Green Valley, Arizona and part-time Seeley Lake resident, and Seeley Lake resident Wayne Cahoon, 59, died in the crash. The Seeley Lake Fire Department transported the other passenger to Missoula via ambulance with severe injuries since Life Flight was unable to fly. The patient was later flown to Washington.

Just before 10 p.m. Saturday night, the Sheriff's Office received...

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