After searching for five days, local authorities found a missing plane that went down last Sunday.
Lt.. Colonel David Miller of the Civil Air Patrol confirms there were no survivors.
Miller says an air crew first spotted the debris in a field eight miles Southeast of Ironton, Mo. around 5 p.m. Friday.
Then, at 11:45 p.m. Friday, the Madison County Sheriff's Department found the wreckage and verified there were no survivors. But Miller says at this time they don't know if the three passengers died on impact.
The Civil Air Patrol began their search Monday morning after radar lost the Piper Lance early Sunday morning near Doniphan, Mo. The plane was traveling from Arkansas to Wisconsin.