1 dead in small plane crash at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

Author: the associated press
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – One person is dead following a small plane crash at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.

The crash happened just before noon Wednesday.

Few details were immediately available. Officials were not sure whether more than one person was on board the plane.

Officials from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Rescue are investigating.

Pinellas County Fire Rescue Lt. Steve Lawrence said the plane was a twin engine Cessna.

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