Small plane crash kills 3 in Oklahoma

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. — Three people died Monday night in a plane crash reported in Canadian County, according to KOKI-TV and officials.

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Firefighters responded to a plane crash near Northwest 23rd Street and Cimarron Road just before 9:30 p.m. They found a small aircraft and grass on fire on the property of C.E. Page Airport, officials said.

Authorities said they found three victims who did not survive the crash. Officials used drones with infrared technology to check the surrounding area for any other victims, KOKI reported.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.

C.E. Page Airport is owned by the City of Oklahoma City. It stretches over 1,000 acres on the far western side of the city and includes two paved runways.

The airport houses “nearly 100 aircraft including medium size business jets, turbo props, single engine trainers, ultralights and experimental aircraft,” according to its website.