Jerry Creek Reservoir #1 can be seen pinned on this map. Castle Peak can be seen directly above it. Map Credit: @2021 Google Maps.

Jerry Creek Reservoir #1 can be seen pinned on this map. Castle Peak can be seen directly above it. Map Credit: @2021 Google Maps.

UPDATE: One dead after plane crashes into rugged terrain in Colorado

According to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office, a plane was spotted on the ground via helicopter near Jerry Creek Reservoir in Mesa County.

This discovery was made after a plane disappeared in the area of Castle Peak, found just northeast of Grand Junction, Colorado.

The plane originated in Delta County from Blake Field and was traveling to Rock Springs, Wyoming. It's a twin-engine Beech Baron aircraft.

Multiple agencies have been involved in responding to the incident.

This is a breaking news story. Details about how many people were on board have not been released, nor has information about their status.

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