2 dead in home-built aircraft crash near Tenino

TENINO, Wash. -- Two men were killed when a home-built aircraft crashed Friday in southeast Thurston County.

West Thurston Regional Fire Authority Capt. Lynette Dyer says the men were in their mid-20s to 30s.

Loggers working nearby saw the plane go down and called 911 at about 11:30 a.m. Both men were dead when emergency crews arrived.

Spokesperson Dyer says the aircraft was experimental and had an open cockpit.

No further details have been released. The FAA is investigating.