Two men killed in small airplane crash near Yellowpine

YELLOWPINE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Two Salt Lake City men have died in an airplane crash in a remote area of Idaho County, officials say.

The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says 57-year-old David R. Fitzgerald and 61-year-old Randy S. Butters died the in the crash near Yellowpine.

The call came in at about 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday evening

The sheriff's office says the men frequently went on sightseeing trips together and were on a tour of back country airstrips.

Details of exactly what led to the crash are under investigation.