UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s office has identified the two victims of the plane crash as Glen Robert Mckenna, 72, who was the pilot, and his wife Bonnie Jean Mckenna, 70, who was the passenger. It was determined that their cause of death was accidental due to blunt force injuries.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two people are dead after a plane crash near Cal-Nev-Ari approximately 70 miles south of Las Vegas near Searchlight, fire crews say.
Officials from the Clark County Fire Department said two people died in the crash. CCFD officials have arrived on the scene. No details have been released regarding the type of plane or point of origin for flight.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials say the plane departed an airport near Cal-Nev-Ari at approximately 5:30 a.m. Around 11:00 a.m., another pilot saw the crash. Investigators say there were no survivors on the plane.
National Transportation Safety Board officials confirmed that the aircraft involved in the crash is a Glasair GlaStar. According to the Glasair website, the company produces “experimental amateur-built aircraft.”