Casa Grande Firefighters cover the bodies of two victims of a plane crash Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013 at Casa Grande Municipal Airport in Casa Grande, Ariz. Federal Aviation Administration officials say the twin-engine turbo prop went down at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday as it was landing and the craft was destroyed by fire. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says the cause of the crash is unclear. He says an FAA investigator is en route to the scene. Casa Grande police and fire officials didn't immediately release the names of the two killed.
Photo credit: (AP Photo/Casa Grande Dispatch, Oscar Perez)
Two people died when a small plane crashed at Casa Grande Municipal Airport in Arizona, officials said.
The twin-engine turbo-prop Beechcraft King Air, registered to a Tucson company, was destroyed by fire in Wednesday's crash, The Arizona Republic reported.
Jim Morgan, assistant fire chief of the Casa Grande Fire Department, said two bodies were found at the crash site. The medical examiner was working to identify the charred remains, the newspaper said Thursday.
An eyewitness said it looked like the plane flipped over during an attempted landing on the runway.
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