By: News On 6, News 9
GAGE, Okla. –
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a plane crash at an airport in Ellis County on Monday morning.
The crash happened at Gage Airport just after 8 a.m. Troopers said they received a call regarding the crash just after 8:30 a.m.
According to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and OHP, two people have died as a result of the plane crash.
The victims have been identified as James ‘Wade’ Bruce of Shattuck, Oklahoma, and David Dodd Jr. of Austin, Texas.
Troopers said the crash involved a Cessna 170 plane.
Authorities said the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what led to the deadly crash.