Pilots Killed in Plane Crash in North Alabama

Military officials are investigating a fatal plane crash in St. Clair County that killed two pilots. 

Witnesses say the plane crashed into the side of a mountain in Ashville.  A spokeswoman with the Naval Air State Whiting Field in Florida, says the pilots were on a routine training flight Friday afternoon when they crashed.

The pilots' names will not be released until family members are notified.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.