Suspected engine problems suspected in Saturday's deadly plane crash that killed three near Mangum.
Emergency responders were called just five miles west of Highway 34, outside of Mangum, around 5:30 p.m. Saturday after witnesses reported seeing the Beechcraft Baron Aircraft suddenly crash into an open pasture that killed all three aboard.
The victims were identified as the 53-year-old pilot, Stephen Scott, of Mangum, and two passengers: 45-year-old John Hall and 20-year-old Edi Ortega, both of Altus.
The Federal Aviation Administration will continue their investigation. No immediate cause was been given for the crash, OHP said a witness told troopers the twin engine plane sounded like it was malfunctioning moments before it crashed.
It is unknown where the flight had originated or where it was headed.