2 dead after plane crash in Blair County

The coroner was called to the scene of a plane crash in Blair County Thursday morning. (WJAC)

WOODBURY TOWNSHIP - The Blair County Coroner's Office has confirmed two people were killed in an airplane crash Thursday morning.

Dispatchers said it happened along the 800 block of Larke Road in Woodbury Township around 8:45 a.m..

6 News contacted the Federal Aviation Administration for more information about the crash.

"A Cirrus SR22 aircraft crashed in residential area in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania today at 8:44 a.m. The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine the probable cause of the accident," said an FAA representative in a statement.

NTSB officials have confirmed the plane took off from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was heading to South Bend, Indiana. Officials said the plane was diverted to the Altoona Airport, but crashed roughly 11 miles away.

6 News has a crew heading to the scene.

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