3 people confirmed dead after Coleman County plane crash

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COLEMAN COUNTY, Texas — Three people were confirmed dead after a plane crash in Coleman County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the fatalities Tuesday morning and said the NTSB is now investigating.

A helicopter search crew told KTAB and KRBC they found the crash west of Lake Coleman. No survivors were reported.

The plane, described as a Beechcraft King Air, took off from the Abilene Airport around 5:40 a.m. according to Flight Aware.

FAA officials say the pilot reported an electrical issue just before losing contact with air traffic control.

(BigCountryHomepage.com contributed to this report.)

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