Carter County authorities reported the crash just before 2 p.m. today in the Tiger Creek community near Roan Mountain.
Kathleen Bergen, communications manager for the Federal Aviation Administration's Southern Regional office in Atlanta, said the plane crashed into the side of a mountain.
She said two people were on board. Both were killed, and the aircraft was destroyed by fire.
More details as they develop online in the Friday edition of the Times-News.
Read the full report at the Johnson City Press' Web site.