Editor's note: Canton police have identified the couple as Donald and Josephine Derocher of Live Oak, FL. For more information, click here.
Two people were killed Monday night after a single-engine airplane plane crashed on Onion Mountain in Canton, according to Canton police. Identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Canton police said the incident was reported at approximately 8 p.m. after Bradley International Airport Traffic Control reported they lost radar contact with the plane, according to a Canton Police press release.
Aided by a state helicopter Monday night numerous crews from the town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department were searching the woods off of Red Fox Run while crews in Simsbury were searching off Quorn Hunt Road.
The plane was located and initially LifeStar was called but soon canceled.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident further.
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