Daily Journal reports

UPDATE (6:33 p.m.):

In a post on Facebook Saturday afternoon, St. James Catholic Church Tupelo asked followers to “Please keep the family and friends of the Montgomery Family in your thoughts and prayers.”

The post confirmed Dr. Charles “Chaz” Montgomery and Patrick Fain as the victims of this morning’s plane crash in Tupelo.

Montgomery often flew with Fain, a flight instructor. 

According to Fain’s Facebook account, he became engaged on May 21.

UPDATE (2 p.m.):

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said all she will release as of 2 p.m. Saturday is that two individuals died. The bodies have been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Jackson for an autopsy and for DNA confirmation.

According to Flight Aware, the crashed plane appears to be a Piper Navajo twin with tail number N4077W. The plane belongs to Charles Montgomery, a Tupelo doctor.

UPDATE (10:48 a.m.):

Tupelo Police Chief John Quaka says his department received a report of a crash at the Army Aviation Support Facility on West Jackson Street Extended around 8 a.m.

The plane was a twin engine piper with two pilots. There were no survivors.

As of 11 a.m., police continue to block traffic as the FFA and National Transportation Safety Board prepares for investigation.

Quaka said officials are not ready to identify the victims out of privacy for the family.

Original story:

A plane crashed near the Tupelo Regional Airport before 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. 

Authorities are on scene and an investigation is ongoing. No injuries have been reported.

We do know that it was a small, personal plane.