According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a plane crashed near Craig Field airport in Selma, Alabama at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
Dallas County Sheriff’s Office had confirmed two deaths in the crash.
The victims have been identified as Capt. Vincent Segars and Commander Joshua Fuller of the U.S. Navy. Both are pilots and were en route to Pensacola, Florida from Jasper, Alabama on a civilian plane.
The National Transportation Safety Board is working to find out the probable cause of the accident.