Police identify victims of plane crash at Lee's Summit Municipal - KCTV5

Police identify victims of plane crash at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport

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Two people are dead following an airplane crash in Lee's Summit.  (KCTV5) Two people are dead following an airplane crash in Lee's Summit.  (KCTV5)
Lee's Summit police say the crash happened around 6:10 p.m. (Edwin Watson/KCTV5) Lee's Summit police say the crash happened around 6:10 p.m. (Edwin Watson/KCTV5)
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -

Police have identified the two victims killed in a plane crash at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport.  

According to authorities, Vincent Basile, 53, and Kelli Basile, 24, both of Des Moines, IA were killed in the accident.

Lee's Summit police say the crash happened around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday.

The plane came to rest on the west side of the airport on the tarmac. 

Police say the two were heading from Des Moines to Lee's Summit to see family

The airplane is a 1964 PIPER PA-28-235 with a fixed wing single engine, according to aircraft registration records. 

Teko Air, LLC. out of Des Moines, Iowa is the listed owner of the plane. Records show the plane was purchased in December. 

The Lee's Summit Municipal Airport is a non-towered airport, meaning there is no tower to speak with, leaving pilots to tell other pilots what they are doing on a frequency. 

Investigators say the airport remains open, as runways were not affected by the crash. 

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