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DC3 Releases Statement Regarding Incident in Chandler, Ariz.

Published October 1, 2021

Dodge City Community College (DC3) administration received reports shortly after 9:30 a.m. CST, on Friday, Oct. 1, regarding an incident at the Chandler Municipal Airport, in Chandler, Ariz., at the site of the DC3 Flight Instructor Program. At this time, details are still forthcoming, and officials are working to notify the appropriate families of those involved in the incident.

Josh Thompson, the DC3 Director of Security and the head of the DC3 Critical Incident Response Plan, is on-site coordinating with local emergency responders. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the pilots and their families.

DC3 will continue to share more information as it becomes available from the appropriate authorities. Please send media requests to

By Lance Ziesch
DC3 Assistant Director of Marketing and Community Relations