Two killed in small plane crash in western Oregon

Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2010

CORVALLIS, Ore. - The pilot of a small plane registered in Idaho and a passenger were killed in a crash in western Oregon.

Benton County sheriff's deputies said they found the wreckage of the plane Monday morning after it failed to arrive in Corvallis as scheduled on Sunday afternoon.

Names of the victims were being withheld until their families were notified.

Deputies said the single-engine Cessna was registered to the U.S. Department of the Interior in Boise, Idaho.

It was located with a signal from a radio beacon aboard the plane.



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