2 killed after small plane crash in Daytona Beach

Two people died in a plane crash in Florida


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed after taking off from a Florida airport. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said the plane crashed Wednesday morning after taking off from Daytona Beach International Airport.

According to CBS affiliate WKMG-TV, the two people who died were the only ones on board, and so far they have not been identified.

Witnesses told local media that a wing appeared to come off the Piper PA-28 as it was flying and it crashed into a field. Television pictures show that a wing hit the ground some distance from the main portion of the plane.

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.                     

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