Officials identify 2 people killed in small plane crash

Ponca City Now - March 14, 2016 10:31 am

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) – Officials have identified the two people who died in an airplane crash in Clermont, Florida.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that pilot Dane Sheahen of Florida and passenger James Kos of Canute, Oklahoma, died after the two-seater plane crashed into an empty field Saturday morning. They were both licensed pilots.

Clermont police spokesman Sergeant Shane Strickland says the two occupants appear to have died on impact. Police Capt. Michael McMaster says the plane’s origin and destination are unknown at this point. The cause of the crash has not been determined.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will be handling the investigation.


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