UPDATE: Plane Crash Kills Two in Clinton County
CLINTON COUNTY - Clinton County Sheriff's Department is investigating a plane crash that killed two Tuesday afternoon.The crash was reported before 5 p.m. near the Shatto Milk Company farm located on N Highway 33.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to 41 Action News in Kansas City that two men were inside the plane at the time of the crash and both were killed in the wreck. The men have not yet been identified.
Sgt. Sheldon Lyon with Missouri State Highway Patrol said two men were flying over a friend's house in Osborn. The men in the plane knew the people in the home, who were waving at them. The plane then crashed 200 yards north of the house in what Sgt. Lyons said was their second fly-by over the house.
DNA will be used to help identify the two men in the crash. Positive identification should be made within the next 24 to 48 hours.
The plane, a 1967 single-engine Piper Cherokee, is registered to Independence, Mo. The FAA will investigate the incident and the National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation.