Five people died in the small plane that crashed shortly after taking off in the US state of Arkansas.
According to CBS News, the Federal Aviation Administration reported that the twin-engine “Beech BE20” type aircraft, which took off from Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock around noon yesterday, crashed shortly after.
Police said there were no survivors among the 5 people on board the aircraft, which crashed en route to John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio.
In a statement to CBS News from the environmental consulting company CTEH, it was stated that all 5 people on board, including the pilot, were employees of CTEH’s Little Rock office.
The cause of the plane crash is under investigation.