By CBSBoston.com Staff

LEICESTER (CBS) – Air traffic control recordings reveal weather may have contributed to a plane crash in Leicester Tuesday afternoon.

The pilot of the single-engine Piper PA-46 reported “a lot of ice” moments before crashing in a snowy field.

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Rescuers pulled three people from the wreckage with the help of snowmobilers in the area. Everyone who was on board is expected to survive including a dog.

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Three people and a dog survived a plane crash in Leicester (WBZ-TV)

The identities of the pilot and passenger have not been released.

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The FAA and State Police are now investigating.

CBSBoston.com Staff