WILDWOOD, Mo. (KSDK) -- Two people are dead after a small plane crashed early Saturday morning.
St Louis County Police tell us a Cirrus SR-22 departed Spirit Airport
around 4:50 a.m. destined for Texas, with a final destination of
The plane went down just West of Spirit Airport several hundred yards
into the wood-line on Howell Island leaving a large debris field.
An adult male and female child died in the crash. The victims were
identified as Shiv Patil, 41, and his daughter, Sonia Patil, 7, from
Notification was made to the family. The NTSB and FAA will perform independent investigations of the incident.