Plane crashes near Evanston, two dead

Plane crashes near Evanston, no survivors (Photo: Uinta County Wyoming Sheriff's Department)

UPDATE: The plane is registered to William Patterson, officials said Monday. The Uinta County Sheriff's Office said Michelle and William Patterson are believed to have died in the crash that is still under investigation.

(KUTV) - A small plane crashed near Evanston, Wyoming at 3:07 p.m., killing everyone on board.

According to the Uinta County Wyoming Sheriffs Department, the plane caught fire after crashing about one mile north of Evanston near the Bear River.

According to Ian Gregor with the FAA, the plane was a Socata TBM-700, a multi-million dollar airplane that can hold up to seven people.

The airplane left out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It's unknown where the plane was headed.

Sheriffs have yet to determine how many people were on board or why the plane crashed.

An investigation into the plane's flight plan is ongoing.

The FAA is expected to arrive Monday to help with the investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will also investigate.

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