Six people are confirmed dead after a plane crash in Scottsdale on Monday night. According to Scottsdale Police, the crash happened on the TPC Scottsdale golf course near Bell and Hayden roads at approximately 8:45 p.m.
A Piper PA24 originated from Scottsdale Airport near Hayden Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard (which is just across the street from the golf course) and crashed shortly after takeoff. There were six people aboard the plane. No one survived.
The names of the individuals involved in the crash have not been released at this time.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is at the scene of the crash and is investigating.
Well, something went wrong. Poor maintenance? Pilot error? Part failure? Other? The NTSB is on scene and will perform a FULL investigation.
Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones affected by this tragedy.