Victims identified in Jasper plane crash

Jordan Smith

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fatal Walker County plane crash that happened shortly before 11 p.m. January 1st about a mile away in an area off Highway 5 and Wells Loop.{}

According to J.C. Poe, Walker Co. Coroner, Jordan Montgomery, 17, Jordan Smith, 18, and Brandon Ary, 19, lost their lives in the crash.{}{}

The Walker County Sheriff says the plane was reported taken.{} Two 911 callers reported hearing a possible crash, but the mother of one of the teenagers, Jordan Smith, says her son was given the keys to the aircraft.{}

Smith and Montgomery attended Meek High School.{} Ary graduated from there.{} Grief counselors are expected at the school tomorrow.{}