INDEPENDENCE, Oregon (AP) — A small plane crashed into power lines in Oregon Saturday afternoon, killing all three people on board, police said.
Polk County emergency services received a report of a single-engine aircraft crash in Independence at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Independence Police Department said in a statement posted on social media.
Police said a preliminary investigation found that a collision with power lines resulted in a small brush fire that knocked out power in the community about 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) southwest of Salem.
Independence Police and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating, police said.
The probable cause of the crash and the names of the victims were not immediately released.
Copyright 2023 The associated Press, All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.