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2 dead in small plane crash

TOWNSHIP OF CLEVELAND, Wis. (AP) -- A Jackson County sheriff's official says two people have died in a plane crash south of Fairchild.

Chief Deputy Mark Moan says the crash happened in a remote wooded area in the Township of Cleveland. Moan says a man called 911 about 6 p.m. Sunday after hearing a plane sputtering, then an explosion,

Emergency responders used all-terrain vehicles to search for the plane, but didn't find the wreckage until shortly before 9 p.m.

Sheriff's officials didn't immediately identify the victims or the type of plane involved.

Online Reporter: Kelsi Schindler

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