SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP  (Burlington) — Two people were killed when a small plane crashed in a Burlington County field on Wednesday morning.

The Hawker Beechcraft 58 Baron aircraft, a single-engine fixed-wing plane, went down around 10:10 a.m in Springfield Township in Burlington County, according to the FAA. It said in a statement two people were on board. There was no further information available from the FAA.

Dave Kinney, a supervisor at Burlington County 911 Dispatch confirmed to New Jersey 101.5 that two people were killed in the crash, but did not provide any information on identification. Kinney said the crash is still being investigated and they do not have confirmation as to whether anyone else was on the plane, but as of Wednesday afternoon "nobody else has been located."

The plane went down in a field at the intersection of Smithville-Jacksonville Road and Oxmead Road, according to State Police.

Google Street View shows four houses in the immediate area of the crash site.


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