UPDATE: Plane crash victims were part-time residents of Alpine, photos of the wreckage

(Bonneville County, Idaho) - Yesterday, January 4 at approximately 4:24 p.m., emergency personnel from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, Swan Valley Fire, Idaho Falls Ambulance, Lincoln County Wyoming Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, and Alpine Fire responded to a plane crash at Palisades Reservoir in Bonneville County near the Idaho/Wyoming border. According to Sgt. Bryan Lovell, Public Information Officer/Crime Prevention for the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, the plane was a Yak 52 Russian trainer aircraft on a recreational flight out of the Alpine area with two occupants, an adult male and a teenage female. Both were found deceased at the scene and recovered by the responding personnel. Two other aircrafts were flying in the area at the time of the crash that were family of the victims. The victims of the crash were 61-year-old Reade Genzlinger of Bryn Athens, Pennsylvania and a 17-year-old female from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Both victims are part-time residents of Alpine, Wyoming and Genzlinger was the owner of the Yak 52 aircraft. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time and the FAA has been notified. The crash scene was located approximately two miles north of the runway at the Alpine Wyoming airport in Palisades Reservoir. The plane did not crash in the water, but the area was covered with 2 to 3 feet of snow. Rescue crews used snowmobiles and rescue sleds to recover the victims. Here are photos of the wreckage, provided by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office: [image: Inline image 1][image: Inline image 2] *Feature Photo: Plane crash wreckage. h/t Bonneville County Sheriff's Office / Pitchengine Communities.* #buckrail #news