Two Lincoln men killed in plane crash near North Platte

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two Lincoln men were killed in a plane crash near Maxwell on Wednesday, the Nebraska State Patrol said.

The patrol identified the two men as 41-year-old Adam Helmerichs and 22-year-old Zachary Clausen.

Helmerichs had been piloting the plane, which crashed around 9:30 a.m.

The victims’ families confirmed the two had been traveling together, the patrol said.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.

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