BREAKING: Plane Crash; No Survivors

( – BREAKING NEWS ALERT: A plane crash in Williams, Arizona, tragically took the lives of all passengers on board.

The crash involved a single-engine Piper PA-28 airplane.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that the plane took off at around 12:20 p.m. on Oct. 17 from H.A. Clark Memorial Field Airport.

Sadly, it crashed a short time later to the south of the airport.

Williams Police Lt. John Romero stated, “The incident claimed the lives of three individuals, with two of them found inside the plane and the third victim located outside the aircraft.”

The FAA, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Williams Police Department, and officials from Coconino County are currently looking into the cause of the crash.

Lt. Romero provided further details based on witness accounts, stating, “Witnesses said that the airplane had fueled up at H. A. Clark Memorial and took off, several moments later, they heard the plane operating at what they described as low or no power, turned to a northerly direction back towards the airport where the plane came down in a field nearby.”

The authorities have yet to reveal the identities of the victims.

Williams is situated around 45 minutes from Flagstaff, Arizona, and is part of Coconino County.