Tweet See new Tweets Conversation Hot 1079 @1079isHot Multiple confirmed fatalities have been reported after a plane crash is said to have happened in a wooded area behind the Pinhook Walmart near Verot and Feu Follet.
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Plane with undisclosed people on board crashes in Louisiana

Multiple confirmed fatalities have been reported after a plane crash is said to have happened in a wooded area behind the Pinhook Walmart near Verot and Feu Follet according to Hot10 79

The aircraft crashed near a U.S. and Walmart. Post office at the Verot School Road and Fei Follet intersection.

A twin-engine plane with 6 people on board crashed in Lafayette, Louisiana. (Acadian News)
A twin-engine plane with 6 people on board crashed in Lafayette, Louisiana. (Acadian News)

Lafayette Police Lt. Scott Morgan told Fox News the incident took place at 9:22 a.m. local time.

“We know it came down in a parking lot,” he said, adding that it had taken off from Lafayette Regional Airport.

Additional information about casualties was not immediately available, however, Morgan said he doesn’t believe there were any injuries on the ground.

Local media reported eyewitnesses saying the plane may have hit a powerline before the crash. The impact blew out some of the windows of the post office.

KATC reported that the Walmart store on Pinhook Road was closed and evacuated. All businesses and nearby neighborhoods were without power after the crash.

Federal investigators are en route to the scene.

It was not immediately known if there was a distress call from the plane before the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.