6 dead in small plane crash at Arizona golf course

A small plane crashed at a central Arizona golf course shortly after takeoff from a nearby airport Monday night, leav...

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 4:14 PM
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 4:15 PM

A small plane crashed at a central Arizona golf course shortly after takeoff from a nearby airport Monday night, leaving six people dead, officials said.

The plane departed Scottsdale Airport and crashed soon afterward at the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course, just north of the airport, the Scottsdale Police Department said.

None of the six people aboard the Piper PA-24 survived, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Their names were not immediately released.

Officers responded to calls about the crash just after 8:45 p.m. local time, police said. The crash left fiery wreckage on the course, video from CNN affiliate KXNV showed.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, which has arrived on site.

The TPC Scottsdale is one of a string of Tournament Players Clubs licensed by the PGA Tour. The tour's Phoenix Open is held annually at TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course, near the Champions Course.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 10817

Reported Deaths: 224
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah260872
Marion169751
Washington167620
Clackamas89425
Umatilla8346
Union3631
Lincoln3494
Lane2533
Malheur2351
Deschutes2240
Polk16612
Linn16510
Yamhill1649
Jackson1570
Jefferson1370
Klamath1311
Morrow1191
Benton986
Hood River980
Wasco971
Josephine611
Douglas560
Clatsop550
Coos480
Columbia450
Lake220
Crook150
Tillamook150
Wallowa110
Curry90
Baker80
Sherman30
Harney20
Gilliam10
Grant10
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 55°
Corvallis
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 57°
Roseburg
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 60°
North Bend
Overcast
60° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 60°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events