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1 dead at site of small plane crash near Snoqualmie Pass

Search crews found the wreckage of a Mooney M20 small aircraft near Bandera, Wash. on Thursday afternoon.

One person was found dead Friday at the site of a small plane crash near Snoqualmie Pass.

The plane crashed Thursday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Search crews found the wreckage southeast of Bandera, Wash.

The King County Sheriff's Office reached the wreckage Friday and confirmed the death.

The single-engine Mooney M20 departed from Arlington Municipal Airport Thursday morning bound for Twin Falls, Idaho. Around 9:30 a.m., the FAA issued an alert for the plane.

The plane can seat four people, but the FAA initially said it wasn't clear how many people were on board.

The King County Medical Examiner will determine the identification of the victim.

The National Transporation Safety Board is leading the investigation. 

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