DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead in a small plane crash after taking off from a Central Florida airport.
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said the plane crashed Wednesday morning after taking off from Daytona Beach International Airport.
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.
The names of the victims have not been released pending notification of relatives.
Sad to report 2 confirmed dead in Daytona Beach-area plane crash. IDs not release at this time pending notification of families https://t.co/j3TN1UmYft
— Volusia Co. Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) April 4, 2018