Investigators Back on Scene of Fatal Plane Crash in Albemarle County

Small plane crashes near Tutt and Constitution closing road

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are now investigating the crash of a small plane on a mountainside in western Albemarle County.

A memorial service has been held in Las Vegas for one of the six people killed in the fiery crash of a small plane in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The owner of the property where the crash happened says his wife heard an engine noise followed by a thud around 6:30 a.m.

The downed aircraft was located around 1 a.m. Monday morning.

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The FAA is on the scene to begin the investigation that will be headed by the NTSB. State police are still in the process of positively identifying the decedent.

The FAA said the victims were reported to be a flight instructor and a student.

Editor's Note: This is a developing story, we are working to get more information and will bring you updates here on NBC29.com.

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