LEESBURG, Fla. - A twin-engine aircraft crashed in a Lake County field Monday afternoon, killing one and injuring another.
Firefighters said they were called to the scene around 2:45 p.m. after a report that a 15-seat passenger plane had run out of fuel.
"There was some issue with the plane, but they tried to land in the pasture and hit some trees," Lake County Fire-Rescue Assistant Chief of Administration Jack Fillman told the Orlando Sentinel.
The survivor was airlifted to an Ocala hospital.
No names were released.
The National Transportation Safety board will investigate.
Sources: orlandosentinel.com, wftv.com
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