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Owls Head, Maine

Three killed in small plane crash in Maine

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Authorities say three people died Friday in a small plane crash near the Knox County Regional Airport in Owls Head. Emergency workers were on the scene Friday evening, about 200 to 300 yards from a runway. John Newcomb, president of Down East Air, said flames were shooting 10 to 20 feet high when he arrived and that others at the scene tried unsuccessfully to pull one of the occupants from the burning aircraft. Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison said three people were killed. (AP)

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