Planes Crash Kills 2 in Carroll County

Maryland police: 2 dead in small plane crash

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) – Police say two people have died after a small plane crashed in Carroll County.

Maryland State Police said the crash happened shortly after takeoff, not far from a private air strip. Police say the pilot and one passenger were the only people on board.

The aircraft was a 2006 Ultralight Quicksilver single engine plane. It was located in an open field.

Federal aviation officials have been notified of the crash.