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Pilot and teen die in crash near Page

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A South Carolina man and a teenager were killed in a plane crash near Page, AZ.

The pilot has been identified as Charles Trotter, 47, of Liberty, SC and the passenger is Dakota Jacks, 15, of Pickens, SC.  Jacks was a family friend.

A crew with the Arizona wing of the Civil Air Patrol has located what is believed to be the wreckage of a plane that vanished after departing from the airport in Page, AZ, on Friday.

An FAA representative told CBS5 the fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft was heading to Anderson, SC from Las Vegas, NV.  The plane, a Mooney M20B, made a stop in Page on Friday.  

It was reported missing on Saturday.

The plane's last known position was when it departed the airport in Page, the FAA said.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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