THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. — Crews responded to the report of a downed aircraft in the hills near South Sound Speedway on Friday at about noon.
Officials initially said there were “no details other than two patients.”
At about 1 p.m., officials said two men, 20 to 30 years old, died in the crash.
West Thurston fire officials said the plane was an "experimental, home-built open cockpit plane."
Chopper 7 flew over the crash. Wreckage could be seen in deep trees, near a logging operation southwest of Bucoda, Washington.
More information will be added as it comes in. We're following this closely and will have the latest on-air on KIRO 7 News at 5.
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