Two Pennsylvania residents were killed in a single-engine plane crash Saturday afternoon near Lee C. Fine Airport in Miller County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol press release.

Two Pennsylvania residents were killed in a single-engine plane crash Saturday afternoon near Lee C. Fine Airport in Miller County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol press release.

The occupants have been identified as Bruce Hensler, 56, and Sarah M. Hensler, 30, both of New Britain, Pennslyvania.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on October 22, 2016 Troop F Headquarters received a report about a small aircraft that had crashed in the area of Lee C. Fine Airport, the release stated. 

Law enforcement and emergency medical and rescue personnel located a Beechcraft single engine airplane that had crashed in a wooded area.

Both occupants were pronounced dead at the scene by Miller County Coroner Rick Callahan and transferred to a local funeral home. It is believed Bruce Hensler was the pilot of the aircraft.

It is unknown at this time from where the aircraft had take off or its intended destination. Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration will be on scene sometime on October 23, 2015 to conduct a complete investigation.

Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Miller County Sheriff's Department, Osage Beach Police Department and surrounding emergency rescue personnel initially responded to the crash site.

The Lake Sun will update this story as more information is released.