Seven people treated following small plane crash near Butler Memorial Airport Saturday

Seven people were treated following a plane crash near the Butler airport Saturday.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a small plane crash around 1 p.m. near Butler Memorial Airport, where they found the single-engine Cessna C206 in a hay field east of the runways, according to the Bates County Sheriff’s Office.

The pilot parachuted from the plane before the crash and was found at a hanger at the airport, the sheriff’s office said.

In total, seven people were on board the plane, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Everyone was treated by emergency medical services and released at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

The plane was totaled in the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA are investigating the incident.