Plane Crash at Atchafalaya Basin Kills 2

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office says a plane crashed on a levee of the Atchafalya Basin Wednesday afternoon.  (June 12, 2019).  Two people have been confirmed dead.  The crash occurred just after noon.

The FAA has released a statement:

A single-engine Quicksilver Ultralight crashed around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday on a levee of the Atchafalaya Basin outside Opelousas, La. The aircraft was carrying two people.

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