The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a plane crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon just east of Verdigris.

According to Verdigris police, the single-engine plane went down in a field near East 540 Road. 

FAA spokesperson Tony Molinaro said the pilot of a Cessna 208 aircraft reported engine problems shortly before attempting a forced landing in the field. The plane reportedly hit a tree as it landed.

Two people were on board. Names of occupants and injuries have not been reported at this time, according to the FAA.

The flight plan is unknown and tail number of the plane is also unavailable at this time.

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