PARMER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Two people have died after a plane crashed in Parmer County Sunday evening.
DPS officials say an aircraft failed to return after taking off from the owner's home.
The plane was last seen around 8:30 p.m. in flight west of Friona.
Around 10:43 p.m., 911 was called to report the plane missing.
A ground search was conducted, and a DPS aircraft located the plane around eight miles west of Friona.
Both occupants of the aircraft were found dead.
They have been identified as 25-year-old Clayton Sides of Dimmitt and 25-year-old Thomas Jacob Hefner of Bovina.
At this time, DPS troopers are securing the scene until Federal Aviation Administration authorities arrive.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.