(Madrid) Two people were killed when a small plane crashed near the Des Moines River near Madrid Saturday afternoon.
The FAA is investigating the crash of a vintage World War II plane.
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office says the plane went down in a remote area and was accessible only by boat or helicopter. The plane snagged some high powered transmission lines when it crashed.
Authorities had not yet released the name of the pilot or passenger who died in the crash.
The plane was a rebuilt war plane from the Iowa Aviation Museum. It was flying along the river from Boone to Ankeny when it went down.
August 15, 2011