UPDATE: Naval crew killed in plane crash in Foley identified

UPDATE: Naval crew killed in plane crash in Foley identified
Naval plane crash (Source: WALA/FOX10)

FOLEY, Ala. (WALA) - UPDATE: The U.S. Navy has identified the two-person aircrew killed in a crash Friday in Foley, Alabama, as U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30 years old from Wixom, Michigan, and U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, 24 years old from Weddington, North Carolina.

Deceased aircrew identified as Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross and U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett. Our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones. We have the watch, shipmates.

Posted by U.S. Naval Air Forces on Sunday, October 25, 2020

A U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed in Foley at approximately 5 p.m. Friday.

The aircrew, two crew members, did not survive the crash. The incident is currently under investigation. The Navy is cooperating fully with local authorities.

ORIGINAL: According to Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, a plane involved in a crash in Foley is a US Naval aircraft.

No civilians were injured on the ground.

DOD and Navy personnel will be handling the investigation and will provide further updates.

Fire officials in Foley have confirmed a plane crash Friday evening.

According to officials, the plane hit a house and two cars.

The crash occurred on Mansion Street.

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s office said a home was also on fire.

According to the Baldwin County School System, the Magnolia Springs School was not damaged by the crash.

Multiple witnesses tell FOX10 News that multiple police and fire units are on the scene. One witness tells us that the smoke from the home has been contained.

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