Two killed in single-engine plane crash at airport in central Alabama

Two people have been killed in a plane crash at an airport in central Alabama. 

The incident occurred at Cullman Regional Airport-Folsom Field in Vinemont between 12.30pm and 1pm Sunday, authorities say. 

It involved a Vans RV-6 plane that crashed at the end of a runway during departure. 

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office, Cullman County EMA, and Vinemont Fire Department are assisting in the investigation.  

CRA General Manager Ben Harrison said the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have been notified. 

According to FlightAware data, four planes were scheduled to take off and land at the airport on Sunday. All four planes were single-engine and privately owned.  

Cullman is located roughly 50 miles north of Birmingham.