2 killed in small plane crash in Kentucky heading to Alabama

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say two people were killed when a plane heading from Iowa to Alabama crashed in southern Kentucky.

Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham said Saturday that the remains of the pilot and passenger have been sent to Louisville for autopsies. There were no survivors.

The National Transportation Safety Board has interviewed a witness and the property owner where wreckage was spread over a wide area.

The NTSB says the plane was flying from Davenport, Iowa, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, when it crashed on Friday afternoon near Hopkinsville.

Federal Aviation Administration says the crash involved a Beechcraft Bonanza, which seats up to six people.

No identities have been released.

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