A single-engine plane carrying six people crashed on an Arizona golf course shortly after takeoff on Monday evening, killing everyone on board, the authorities said. It did not identify the dead.
None of the six people aboard the Piper PA-24 survived, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The National Transportation Safety Board was investigating the accident.
The cause of the crash is still unclear. However, there were several witnesses who watched the fiery crash play out.
Emergency crews responded to a plane crash with multiple fatalities near the Scottsdale airport Monday night.
Six people were killed after a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Monday.
The crash happened at the home of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, one of the more popular tournaments on the PGA Tour. Nobody on the ground was hurt, Kevin Watts said, a Scottsdale Police Department spokesman.
The plane went down on the TPC Scottsdale Champions Golf Course. No one on the ground was injured.
SPD reports that the NTSB is leading the investigation. The department added that names are not being released "pending identification and notifications". Piper Comanche 260 Can't wait to take this bad boy up and around for some adventures Whoohoo 6 seats.