Marengo County plane crash kills 7

The FAA confirms a plane with seven people on board crashed west of Demopolis Saturday evening. According to Holly Baker, a spokeswoman for the FAA, All seven passengers onboard were killed.

Baker said the plane was heading from Gadsden to Shreveport, when it lost an engine.  The plane was diverted to Demopolis Regional Airport, but crashed within two miles of the airport.  The wreckage was located at 2:17 a.m. Sunday morning, Baker said.

The plane was a Cessna C421, and it was manufactured in 1978, according to the FAA Registry.  It is registered to Advanced Integrated Technology Solutions, based out of Niceville, Florida.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.  The names of those on board have not been released.

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