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Plane crash at Florida’s Eglin Air Force Base; 4 killed

Eglin officials confirmed that several people have died after a plane crashed Thursday.

(AP)

Four people have died after a civilian aircraft Thursday morning at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, the researchers said.

The Beechcraft 60 aircraft crashed about 10:35 a.m. in a wooded area, at 2 km distance of the job, according to base officials.

Eglin & Okaloosa County emergency workers responded to a civilian aircraft crash approximately two miles north of the installation of the runways in a densely wooded area on the Eglin Reservation Aug. 30 continued. pic.twitter.com/wXwHVRvI2T

— Eglin Air Force Base (@TeamEglin) August 30, 2018

Pilot Henry Nowakowski and three other passengers, Carolyn Nowakowski, Patsy Nowakowski and Tom Seine, died in the crash.

The Federal Aviation officials said the plane was on the way to Destin Executive Airport, just across the bay from the base.

cont. Next of kin notification was made by @OCSOALERTS ca. 3:15 pm Aug 30 Remains will be transferred to the District medical examiner for Okaloosa County. The FAA is conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident. https://t.co/tr6KmjL3hZ pic.twitter.com/qVGlljxbzD

— Eglin Air Force Base (@TeamEglin) August 30, 2018

It was not immediately clear what the cause of the crash, but the FAA is handling the investigation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter @PaulinaDedaj.

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