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Plane Lost Power Before Fatal Arizona Crash

Federal transportation officials say a plane on a sightseeing tour in northern Arizona experienced a loss of engine power before it crashed, killing one person.

National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson says the pilot had been flying for about 20 minutes over Page on Saturday when the engine partially lost power.

Knudson said the pilot was returning to the airport to land but fell about 250 feet short of the runway. Knudson said the single-engine Cessna 207 bounced and landed upside down amid gusty conditions.

Authorities say one passenger died after being rushed to the hospital and another was seriously injured.The identities of the pilot and the six French tourists onboard have not been released.