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Bozeman man identified as pilot in Dillon plane crash

Crashed small Cessna on Tuesday morning
Posted at 6:44 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 12:59:08-05

DILLON — The pilot injured in a Tuesday morning plane crash was transported to a Missoula hospital for treatment.

Beaverhead Sheriff Paul Craft identified the injured pilot as 23-year-old Matthew Dixon Jr. of Bozeman.

The pilot crashed a small Cessna while attempting a landing at the airport about 9 a.m. The pilot was transported to Barrett Hospital and HealthCare in Dillon that morning.

Federal Aviation Administration records indicate Dixon was certified as a student pilot in August.