BREWSTER, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say the wreckage of a small plane and the bodies of two occupants have been found on a Massachusetts beach.
Emergency crews began searching Sunday morning for the private four-seater after its pilot reported smoke in the cabin, then lost communication with the Federal Aviation Administration.
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Connie Terrell said searchers found the wreckage and the two bodies Sunday afternoon on a Brewster beach on Cape Cod, where the plane apparently crashed. She said search crews were then dismissed.
The identities of the two people were not immediately released and it was not known if authorities believed others were on the flight. The plane was flying from Martha's Vineyard to Hyannis, about a 20-minute flight.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board was investigating.