Two people died Saturday afternoon in Ashland County, Wis., when a single-engine aircraft crashed into a home.
The Ashland County Sheriff's Office says that the plane crash was reported in multiple 911 calls around 2:40 p.m., but no one inside the residence was harmed.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash, which killed a 29-year-old man and 21-year-old woman near Marengo, Wis. They were flying in an American Champion Aircraft 8KCAB, the NTSB shared in a tweet.
Names of the victims are being withheld; no other occupants were believed to be in the airplane. In a news release the office offered "its deepest condolences to the family of the victims and will share further information with the public regarding this incident as it becomes available."
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