TAMPA - UPDATE: A National Transportation Safety Board official is holdng a 1 p.m. briefing at Peter O. Knight Airport on Tampa's Davis Islands to update reporters about a deadly plane crash on Friday at the municipal airport near downtown Tampa.
Original storyI Two dead in Cessna twin engine plane crash at Peter O. Knight Airport
Emergency crews responded to a plane crash at Peter O. Knight Airport. just at 11:30 a.m. on Friday.
The Tampa Police Dept. told the media that two people died in the crash, which happened as the plane was departing the airport on Davis Islands.
The aircraft was a twin-engine Cessna 340. Local authorities say the FAA and NTSB will be taking up the investigation.