Six confirmed dead in Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama, plane crash

Six people have been confirmed killed in a plane crash Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The flight was traveling from Kissimmee, Florida, to Oxford, Mississippi, when the pilot reportedly had engine problems.

Sources are reporting the six people who died were three couples. There were no survivors to the crash. No injuries were reported on the ground, Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon said at a joint press conference with Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox.

The crash was on the south side of the Tuscaloosa airport in Van de Graaf Park in Northport, Alabama.

Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration from Birmingham, Alabama, and from the National Transportation Safety Board from Atlanta, Georgia, were headed to the scene Sunday afternoon.

Some news agencies have released the names of the victims of the crash, but the Tuscaloosa County coroner had not made a statement as to their identities.