KINGFISHER COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) — Officials are on the scene of a plane crash in Kingfisher County.
Around 12:45 p.m. on Monday, emergency crews were called to a plane crash in a field near County Rd. 790E and Big 4 Rd. in Kingfisher County.
Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Kingfisher County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene.
Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed to KFOR that two people were killed in the crash.
OHP tells us two men died in the crash and they took off from Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City around 12:15 p.m.
The men were identified as John Hazelton, from Edmond, and Jonathan Benton, from Mustang.
We still don’t know where they were headed, but they crashed in a wheat field 9 miles east of Kingfisher.
It will be up to the Federal Aviation Administration to determine what caused the deadly crash.
“Obviously, something like this is a is a real tragedy and you never want to pull up on something like this,” said OHP Trooper Brandt Skinner. “As highway patrol, we want to make sure that we’re able to do what we can to answer questions for families and get a better idea of what’s going on.”