By CBS13 Staff

OROVILLE (CBS13) – Two people have died after a small plane crashed at the edge of the Oroville Airport early Thursday afternoon, authorities say.

The crash happened around 12:20 p.m.

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Crews from Cal Fire’s Butte Unit responded to the scene and found two fatalities in the plane.

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Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear.

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Both the FAA and NTSB will be investigating.