4 killed in Arizona plane crash that sparks fire

Fire (KSN File Photo)
Fire (KSN File Photo)

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) – Four people were killed after their plane crashed near Sedona, and officials say it might have caused a fire.

The Federal Aviation Administration says hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and possible fire around 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says fire crews found the single-engine plane about 6 p.m. in Fay Canyon. Officials say access to the crash site is difficult because of the terrain and fire.

Firefighters, including helicopters and ground crews, are responding.

The newspaper reports that smoke is visible around Williams, Flagstaff and Sedona.

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