Plane Crash near Kaplan, 2 dead

Kaplan Plane Crash 2 dead

Authorities are on the scene of a plane crash near Kaplan.  Officials tell KLFY News that the plane went down early Friday morning.  Authorities say two people were killed. 

Officials say the plane struck a tower and that it has collapsed as well.  The location of the plane crash is off of Rosewood Road off of Highway 14.

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, deputies are currently on scene of a plane crash located off of Rosewood Rd. west of Kaplan and says that one fatality has been confirmed but no other information is available at this time.

            The Sheriff’s Office has secured the scene and has made contact with the National Transportation and Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration, who are responsible for handling these types of investigations.

The tower was owned by KATC.  KAJN-FM had an antenna on the tower and has been knocked off the air.  

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