Oklahoma man killed in small plane crash

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CLERMONT, Fla. –An Oklahoma man was killed in a small plane crash in Clermont, Florida.

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

Clermont police spokesman Sgt. Shane Strickland said the two occupants appear to have died on impact.

Police Capt. Michael McMaster said 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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