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UPDATE: Two Killed In Idaho Falls Plane Crash

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By Brittany Cooper

UPDATE (4:39 p.m.) Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KIDK ) KIDK in Idaho Falls is reporting that two people were killed when a plane crashed Saturday afternoon on International Way.

A twin-engine plane crashed just minutes after taking off from Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Idaho Falls police said.

Police say the aircraft may have been experiencing mechanical difficulties and that the pilot was apparently circling back toward the airport .

Officers say all three people on board were extricated from the wreckage. The only survivor was a 13-year-old boy. He was taken to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The two other passengers who died in the crash were from Idaho Falls and Rexburg.

ORIGINAL STORY: Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KIDK) KIDK in Idaho Falls is reporting that a plane has crashed Saturday afternoon on International Way.

A twin engine plane crash-landed south of the Idaho Falls airport around 1:30 p.m. on International Way.

Dispatchers tell KIDK there were three people inside the plane. An officer on the scene says at least one person is conscious. He also says there is major damage to the plane.

We'll have more information just as soon as it becomes available.


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