Update 4:51 p.m.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) – Two people were killed Tuesday when a small plane crashed in a wooded area near a suburban Milwaukee neighborhood.
The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted about 12:30 p.m. that a GlaStar aircraft crashed near Waukesha.
The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office later reported that the plane went down in the Village of Waukesha, which lies just to the south of the city of Waukesha.
Both people aboard were killed, the sheriff’s office said.
No one on the ground was hurt.
Federal Aviation Administration officials told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the plane took off from Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in Milwaukee and was headed to Salina Regional Airport in Salina, Kansas, when it went down at 9:35 a.m.
A small plane crashed in Waukesha County on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
The crash occurred near Hwy 164 and Red Wing Drive. The FAA identified the plane as a single-engine Glastar, TMJ4 News reported.
Well this is a very sad and dark day in Waukesha. A small plane has crashed into our neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/19zUnCmppY— David Eicher (@deicherstar) October 12, 2021