1 dead in plane crash near Klamath Falls

Plane crashed into farmer field

A pilot died in this small plane crash in Klamath Falls, May 10, 2017 (Photo Courtesy: Herald and News)
A pilot died in this small plane crash in Klamath Falls, May 10, 2017 (Photo Courtesy: Herald and News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was killed in a plane crash in southern Oregon on Wednesday morning.

Oregon State Police say the crash happened near a bypass of Highway 39, east of Klamath Falls. An official with the Federal Aviation Authority tells KOIN 6 News the plane crashed 1 mile NE of the Klamath Falls airport in a farmers field.

Information about the type of aircraft hasn’t been released.

KOIN 6 News is working to get more information.