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Plane crashes after leaving Illinois, heading to Texas

A plane that took off from Illinois and was en route to Austin, Texas crashed and burned killing both men inside.

The aircraft went down around 12:30 p.m. in Arkansas as the 62-year-old father and his 32-year-old son were leaving Danville and heading to Austin. The father is a flight instructor in California and the son is also a pilot, but there has been no word on who was piloting the plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration said that no distress call was reported, but the plane just dropped off of its radar screen. The sky was overcast and there was low clouds and rain when the plane was flying, but the officials will be investigating further to find the cause of the accident.

Plane accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims in the crash.