EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) _ A small aircraft crashed into a dense forest near Martha's Vineyard Airport, killing four people.

Edgartown Police Chief Paul Condlin said the identities of the victims were still unknown early Saturday.

The plane disappeared from airport radar around 10 p.m. Friday when it was about two miles from the runway. The wreckage was found in thick woods and brush in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, according to the Cape Cod Times.

No details were immediately available on the type of plane involved or the origin of the flight. At the time of the crash, the weather was described as overcast.