LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A fire official in Louisiana says five people are dead after a small plane crashed in the city of Lafayette.
Lafayette Fire Chief Robert Benoit tells KLFY-TV that five fatalities were found at the scene.
He said the aircraft was an eight-passenger plane.
Acadian Ambulance said via Twitter that it responded to the scene of a "crash of a small civilian airplane" in Lafayette and transported two patients to a local hospital.