Sanford Airplane Crash
Officials are still investigating the crash of a small aircraft that killed both people aboard the airplane, killed three people on the ground, destroyed two homes and damaged another in Sanford. One of the victims on the plane was the husband of the Vice President of NASCAR, and the pilot was a prominent Ormond Beach plastic surgeon. Accident investigators say the Cessna 310 went down around 8:40 a.m. striking one home, causing the home next door to catch fire and damaging a third home. Both homes struck by the aircraft were destroyed in the crash, and three of the victims, two of them children, were occupants of the homes.