A pilot and a flight instructor died as their small plane crashed into a wooded area in New Castle County, Delaware, Sunday morning.
The single-engine Beechcraft 55 Baron took off from the New Castle County airport and crashed in a wooded area west of I-95 around 8:53 a.m. A motorist traveling on I-95 in the area of Churchmans Road reported seeing the crash.
Responding crews found the pilot, identified by Delaware State Police as 52-year-old Terrence Daniels of Philadelphia, and 79-year-old instructor Albert Dohring of Middletown, Delaware, dead.
The scene was contained and there are no road closures.
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Officials have not revealed the cause of the crash. Delaware State Police, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are all investigating.