By Selwyn Harris Pahrump Valley Times

Area first responders are at the scene of a small two-passenger aircraft which crash-landed in a dirt field northwest of Highway 160 and Simkins Road at approximately 7:55 a.m., this morning according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arrival, crews spotted both the pilot and passenger walking around the crash scene.

They did not appear to be seriously injured, according to the sheriff’s office.

Multiple agencies including Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services, NCSO Auxiliary units, the Nye County Road Department and FAA investigators have responded to the scene.

Highway 160 from Fehrs Way to Simkins is closed for investigation.

No further details have been provided as of yet.