Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash

Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash

A Florida sheriff released the identities of five people who were killed in a small plane crash after taking off from a Florida airport in heavy fog on Sunday.

The cause wasn't immediately clear, but authorities said it was 'likely related to the fog'.

The plane was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived, Polk County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Tina Mann said in a statement.

Shannon-Worthington was a teacher at Baltimore International Academy Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore.

The sheriff's office identified the pilot as Lakeland lawyer John Shannon.

"You can hear the engine as it revved up and as the plane took off, and there's not one sign of the aircraft that was obviously soaked in a very dense, very heavy fog". He had filed a flight plan to fly Sunday from Bartow to Key West, Horstman said.

'Our thoughts and prayers are with the Shannon, Worthington, and Clayton families. His other daughter, 24-year-old Olivia Shannon, and a family friend, 32-year-old Krista Clayton, also died immediately on impact, the sheriff's office said. This is a tragedy any time, but it is so much worse because it happened on Christmas Eve, ' sheriff Grady Judd said. Shannon-Worthington and her husband arrived in Florida Saturday from Baltimore.

PCSO is continuing to conduct the death investigation and the National Transportation Safety Board with assistance from the FAA is now investigating the cause of the crash.

Bartow is about 50 miles southwest of Orlando.

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