Emergency crews on scene of small plane crash in Stone County

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BRANSON WEST, Mo. (KY3) The Stone County sheriff confirms to KY3 News that two people were killed in a small plane crash near Branson West on Sunday night.

Original reports from authorities listed three victims. However, they later realized that they had mistaken a coat in the plane for another person.

According to the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District, the plane went down in the area of Branson West Airport and Yocom Pond just after 6:30 p.m.

Witnesses who live nearby told KY3 News that they saw the plane spinning before it crashed.

There was no immediate word on why the plane went down. Names of the deceased haven't been released. We have a crew on scene and will update this story as we learn more.