State police continue plane crash investigation

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Two people are dead following a plane crash in Parmer County Sunday evening.

A ground search was conducted, and a DPS aircraft located the plane around eight miles west of Friona.

The FAA said the Experimental Challenger II aircraft took off from a private airstrip around 8:00 p.m.

According to ABC affiliate WVAW, firefighters would only confirm that authorities are investigating a plane crash. The victim's identity has not been released by Virginia State Police pending formal identification and notification of family.

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A letter to the prime minister, co-ordinated by Labour's David Lammy, called for a "swift resolution of this growing crisis".

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the crash, police said.

NTSB investigators arrived shortly before noon Monday to begin combing through a wreckage field that spread across a field.

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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