Plane crash Arkansas: A plane crash in Arkansas that claimed the lives of two people is still under investigation. Initial reports say that the small single-engine Piper Saratoga aircraft crashed while flying from Alabama to Claremore, OK, Monday.
According to a report from KFOR, Air Traffic Control lost contact with the pilot around 2 p.m. and later discovered that the plane never made it to its destination.
Soon after authorities began searching for the plane, they were able to locate it in an isolated area near Huntsville.
Ivan Williams, 63, and Adina Williams, 52, were killed in the Arkansas plane crash, according to a family member who chose to remain anymous.
Madison County Sheriff Phillip Morgan told media sources that the husband and wife were found dead at the scene of the crash. TulsaWorld reports that the plane only had two people on board. It wasn't immediately clear who owned the aircraft.
"According to Flight Aware, a live public aircraft-tracking website, the plane descended 900 feet in the final minute, 2:06 p.m. Its speed increased from 138 mph to 180 and its direction changed from west to east.
The National Weather Service reported light rain in the area at the time. Investigators are expected to determine what role weather played," the report said.