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No survivors after small plane crashed on Arizona golf course

No survivors after small plane crashed on Arizona golf course

United States' investigators on Tuesday headed to the scene of a light plane crash at the sister golf course of a US PGA Tour event, where six people on board died, officials said.

Police said that no one was injured on the ground but that there were no survivors in the plane, and added to AZ Family that six had been killed.

According to the FAA, the plane was a Piper PA-24 and crashed after taking off from nearby Scottsdale Airport.

The single-engine Comanche can have four or six seats.

Aviation safety officers are due to arrive at the scene shortly to begin an investigation.

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Witness Versace King said he heard the plane stall, followed by a loud noise and explosion.

A witness named Versace King said he was helping his father load a truck near the airport where he saw the plane take off. King said minutes later he heard an explosion, which prompted him to get in his vehicle and drive towards the crash.

The plane went down at the TPC Scottsdale golf course, Scottsdale police told KNXV.

The weather is said to have been "perfect" at the time of the incident.


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