Six dead in plane crash at TPC Scottsdale

A small plane crashed on the TPC Scottsdale Champions Golf Course on Monday night, killing all six passengers, police said Tuesday.

Officer Kevin Watts, a Scottsdale Police Department spokesman, said the plane had taken off from the Scottsdale Airport. Information regarding its destination wasn't immediately available.

The identities of those killed in the crash have yet to be released. No one on the ground was injured.

Plane crashes on Scottsdale golf course
See Gallery
Plane crashes on Scottsdale golf course
#NEW: Scottsdale police says the plane crashed on the TPC Champions golf course. #abc15
I’m praying for the friends and family of those killed in the plane crash last night at @tpcscottsdale. I’ll contin…
Breaking: Plane down and on fire at TPC Scottsdale. Plane is on the golf course near the end of the runway.…
#HAPPENINGNOW: Officials on the scene of deadly plane crash on Scottsdale golf course. Six people killed.

The Champions Course is one of two courses on the property. The other is the Stadium Course, where the Waste Management Phoenix Open takes place in late January/early February.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash, with a report on the potential circumstances expected within two weeks.

--Field Level Media

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.