Sunday, April 01, 2012

Phelps, Vilas County, Wisconsin: Rescue Teams Search For Passengers After Plane Crash

PHELPS - Vilas County rescue teams are searching for three people after reports that their high wing tail wheel plane crashed in a field just north of Phelps.

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department received a call from the FAA just after 7 p.m. Sunday that a plane crashed.

According to the Vilas County Sheriff, Frank Tomlanovich, rescue teams discovered the plane around 7:30 p.m. in a field off Davies Rd.

Sheriff Tomlanovich said at least three people were in the plane when it made an emergency landing.

As of 8 p.m., none of the people onboard have been accounted for.

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