2 small planes collide mid-air in Florida, killing 2 people
EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP)Authorities say two people are dead after their single-engine airplanes collided mid-air over the central Florida coast.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2nLBJ45) that the planes crashed into a wooded area near Edgewater on Saturday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration says one of the planes was a Cessna 170 and the other an “unidentified experimental aircraft.”
A witness told the newspaper that she saw the planes collide around 8:45 a.m. while flying in formation with several other planes.
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board were at the crash site.