Plane catches fire and crashes killing two near Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Two people were killed Thursday after a small plane crashed near the Monroe County Airport, the coroner’s office confirmed.
Federal aviation officials confirmed the crash occurred around 12:45 p.m. while the plane was on approach to the airport.
Search and rescue crews were dispatched to the scene near the intersection of Oard Road and State Road 48.
Another pilot circling the area could be heard on air traffic feeds confirming the wreck with airport traffic controllers.
“I do see the wreckage,” the pilot says. “There is a fire. We see no one walking around the crash site.”
The Monroe County Coroner’s Office confirmed that two people had been declared dead at the scene.
It was not known whether any other passengers were onboard.