PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people died when a small plane crashed during landing at the Salem Municipal Airport, police said.
The crash happened around 3 p.m. Both Salem police and fire departments rushed to the airport and found a plane crashed near the end of the runway. Witnesses said the plane was trying to land at the time of the crash, authorities said.
Both Daniel McKenna, 66, and Cynthia McKenna, 61, died at the scene. The McKennas lived in Boring.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was investigating the crash of what it said was a Beech K35 aircraft, the Associated Press reported. The FAA will also investigate the crash.
KOIN 6 News will have more information as soon as possible.