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One Dead After Eastern Iowa Plane Crash
FAIRFIELD, IA (CBS2/FOX28) - One person is dead after a Sunday morning plane crash.
Police say the crash happened at the Fairfield Municipal Airportaround 11:30; just after the plane took off.
The pilot and only occupant of the plane died during the crash and his name is not being released.
The Jefferson County sheriff's department closed off the area so that the Federal Aviation Administration can investigate.
Right now, authorities don't know why the plane crashed but FAA officials will be at the airport (today) Monday working on scene.