Four people die in plane crash in Lane County

Four people die in plane crash in Lane County

Four people die in plane crash in Lane County

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by Shelly Swanke

kgw.com

Posted on June 23, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Updated Sunday, Jun 24 at 1:28 PM

ELMIRA, Ore. -- Four people are dead after the small plane they were in crashed near Elmira in Lane County.

According to witnesses, shortly after take off from a small airstrip, the plane began to lose altitude and then hit the tops of trees nearby.

All four were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names have not yet been released.  

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

 

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