A plane crash late Thursday night in southern Ralls County claims two lives.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says they were contacted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at 11:24 p-m Thursday to assist in locating a missing aircraft. The Patrol says the plane took off from Mexico Missouri en route to Oskhosh Wisconsin. Emergency personnel located the plane shortly before 1 a-m in a soybean field six miles northwest of Laddonia. 41 year old Bobby Faulkner and 41 year old Shannon Faulkner of Greenwood Arkansas were pronounced dead at the scene by Ralls County Coroner Robert Van Winkle. The Federal Aviation Administration and crash investigators have been called in.