Alabama man dies in eastern AZ plane crash - Tucson News Now

Alabama man dies in eastern AZ plane crash

SAFFORD, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man was killed Sunday afternoon when a plane crashed near San Carlos on the White Mountain Indiana Reservation, the Graham County Sheriff's office said.

The plane crashed around 2 p.m. around 30 miles northwest of Safford, said Ashley Lee, a sheriff's dispatcher.

Two brothers from Alabama were flying ultra light planes when one crashed. They had taken off from Safford, headed for Show Low, Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Jerry Nelson said.

The victim's name has not been released.

Graham County deputies and San Carlos Apache Police responded to the scene.

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