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Airplane stolen from Cottonwood Airport on New Year's Eve

Stolen Plane Cottonwood
Posted at 10:25 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 12:33:25-05

COTTONWOOD, AZ — Police are searching for a stolen airplane from the Cottonwood Airport in Yavapai County.

Just before midnight on New Year's Eve, Cottonwood police say the suspects were able to gain entry into the airport by disabling and forcing the main gate open.

The suspects then entered the airport and stole a box trailer which contained an airplane. They also stole airplane parts while inside.

The total loss is estimated between $70,000 - $80,000.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Cottonwood Police Department at (928) 649-1397. You can also contact Yavapai Silent Witness which is offering an award up to $450 for information leading to an arrest.

Yavapai Silent Witness can be contacted at 1-800-932—3232 or