2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County

2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA) 2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA)
2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA) 2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA)
2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA) 2 people dead after plane crash in Parmer County (SOURCE: KFDA)
PARMER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

Two people have died after a plane crashed in Parmer County Sunday evening.

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DPS officials say an aircraft failed to return after taking off from the owner's home. 

The plane was last seen around 8:30 p.m. in flight west of Friona.

Around 10:43 p.m., 911 was called to report the plane missing. 

A ground search was conducted, and a DPS aircraft located the plane around eight miles west of Friona.

Both occupants of the aircraft were found dead.

They have been identified as 25-year-old Clayton Sides of Dimmitt and 25-year-old Thomas Jacob Hefner of Bovina.

At this time, DPS troopers are securing the scene until Federal Aviation Administration authorities arrive.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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