Rescue personnel, with divers in the water, search the area of a small plane crash in the Spokane River, Thursday, May 7, 2015, just east of Upriver Dam adjacent to Felts Field in Spokane, Wash. (Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review via AP)

Official: 2 dead after plane crashes into Spokane River

The plane went down in the Spokane River late Thursday afternoon. Spokane Valley Fire Deputy Chief Andy Hail said the men were under water for about 30 minutes before sheriff’s divers pulled them from the cold water at about 4:45 p.m.