WOLF POINT, Mont. (AP) — A Cessna 182 crashed in a northeastern Montana field, killing the pilot and a passenger.

Roosevelt County Undersheriff John Summers says two men died in the crash, which happened at about 2:45 p.m. Monday. Summers says the men on the plane were surveying land to find a site to build a grain silo.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating. FAA records indicate the plane was registered in Wyoming.

Officials have not released the names of the men on board.


This story has been corrected to show the crash happened at 2:45 p.m.

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